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Re: Debian 3.0r1

On Mon, 2002-07-29 at 13:32, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2002 at 11:50:18AM +0200, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> > [don't cc me, please]

I mean it.

> > Virus scanners etc. are outdated very, very fast. Integrating such
> > softwre into stable is not useful (I find the meaning of stable == no
> > upgrades except security and major breakage is useful).
> > 
> 	I don't agree with you here. A sysadmin could have the scanning
> engine in stable and update *just* the database from unstable on a weekly 
> basis. That would be quite feasible.

With the unsolved problem that the db format changes and the old format
is not supported anymore, so the problem of unsupportable and security
critical software is only postponed, not solved.

-- vbi

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