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Re: potato late, goals for woody (IMHO)

On Mon, 1 May 2000 23:44:06 +0200 (CEST), you wrote:
>On Mon, 1 May 2000, Marc Haber wrote:
>> I'd like to see apt being able to install only packages that have been
>> released at least five days ago, assuming that a package that gets
>> older than five days can't be _that_ badly broken. If that feature
>> would be available, I'd have all my production machines potatoed asap.
>No, one example: The last upload for lynx was on Feb 4. There's a
>"critical" bug since Feb 28 that there are buffer overflows in lynx
>(there will be a new upload of lynx soon). That's much more than five 
>days. The same could happen with other packages.

lynx isn't what I'd call a critital package. And I doubt that a badly
broken libc would last more than a few days.


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