Re: security.debian.org mirrors?
On Sun, Sep 05, 1999 at 12:25:54AM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > Now, my problem is some users don't want everything in proposed-updates.
> > Could we _please_ have security-updates on master archive? Just a bunch of
> Why on master? Why not use security.debian.org? That's one of its
I meant besides s.d.o, have a dists/security-updates/ section on the master
archive. As far as I have understood this, everything on s.d.o is
(eventually) available from proposed-updates. I understand the "uniform,
permanent URL" argument. I just want to make it clear which updates are
strictly security related, and which ones are not. As I have pointed out
somewhere else, there's stuff in proposed-updates which some people might
Guy, it was my understanding that everything with distribution set to
"stable" gets automatically installed on proposed-updates. This:
> If a maintainer can upload a package without approval to either
> proposed-updates or stable, then one is no better than the other.
seems to imply that's not the case. If that's true, how the heck did this:
selfhtml_7.0-2_i386.changes: * /usr/share/doc
got installed there? (BTW, this is fixed on 7.0-3, thanks Marco, but
there's a problem 7.0-3 > 7.0-2, and 7.0-3 exists only on proposed-updates
and not on potato) AFAIK, stuff is installed by hand on stable, but it's
automatically installed on proposed-updates; I'll be glad to RTFM if you
point me to it.