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Re: How do we usually act when a security update breaks functionality?

On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 10:14:02AM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> Hi,
> starting with kdebase_2.2.2-14.2, klipper's url grabber doesn't
> substitute %s any more, making the feature completely unuseable. This
> is documented in #178407.
> What is our policy in that matter? How do we act when a security
> update breaks functionality without adding a new security hole? Does
> this warrant a corrected security package?

I seem to remember having to fight for it a bit, but groff 1.15.2-3
fixed functionality broken by the security update 1.15.2-2. There's
certainly plenty of precedent for this.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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