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Re: Naming of new 2.0 release

On Wed, Aug 26, 1998 at 11:41:23AM -0400, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Aug 1998, Raul Miller wrote:
> > Ok, that's a real issue.  And the cdrom labelling won't solve it.
> > 
> > You're going to need security updates on an on-going basis.
> > 
> > If you don't already have this solved, perhaps we need to set up a mailing
> > list for distribution of such packages?  [And a mail-server that knows to
> > send every security update which follows the base release you identify??]
> > 
> What if there was a distribution called security-updates that people could
> point apt to from a cron job?  Or you could use something like Marimba but
> sadly that isn't free.

I was tossing an idea like this around the other day...

What do people think of a package which could, in a more general form,
automatically check for updates - and much more specifically, check a
certain file somewhere for any updates that close security-related


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