Re: [2002-07-07] Release Status Update
The courier bug does not affect woody (#149928).
On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 12:30:21AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> Hello world,
> (1) There's still a sizable backlog of security problems that need
> fixing. Packages with bugs in the BTS include:
> chdrv 138062
> nocc 147213
> slashem 147120
> nethack 147166
> ktalkd 147762
> sharutils 149454
> courier-ssl 149928
> aj (woody release manager)
>  Some random technical details. For developers: since the security
> archive is handled in parallel to the main archive, "madison"
> doesn't work on it, and you need to use "sec_madison" instead. It's
> in /usr/local/bin on satie. Uploads to security, by and large, are
> making there way across to the appropriate proposed-updates suite on
> auric or pandora, however in some cases the new versioning checks are
> causing problems: newer versions have to be _installed_ into unstable
> before the security update can be _accepted_ for testing or stable.
> There also seems to be some annoying problems with the queueds that
> move the uploads from one host to another as necessary, related to
> RSA keys.
> Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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