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Re: potato late, goals for woody (IMHO)

On Wed, 3 May 2000 20:59:14 +0200 (CEST), you wrote:
>On Wed, 3 May 2000, Marc Haber wrote:
>> 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.
>I didn't talk about a critical package but about a critical bug:
>critical    makes unrelated software on the system (or the whole
>            system) break,
>            or causes serious data loss, or introduces a security hole on 
>            systems where you install the package.
>This bug report (#59191) was about buffer overflows in lynx.

Yes. Thus, lynx can be safely removed from systems. A libc with a
critical bug couldn't be removed without severly affecting the system
and is thus a critical package. And I seriously doubt that a libc with
a critical bug would live longer than a few days.


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