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Re: The nature of unstable (was: Danger Will Robinson! Danger!)

On Tue, Mar 14, 2000 at 11:02:20PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 08:42:07AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > this same empirical evidence has also proved that 'stable' is LESS
> > stable and reliable and secure than 'unstable'. the few debian boxes
> > which i know of that have been compromised were cracked BECAUSE they
> > were still running stable and had older versions of various programs
> > which had known security holes.
> Uh, which were the packages in question? Did you report it at the time?

And were they keeping up with packages on security.debian.org meant
specifically for the stable release?

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