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Re: Bug#176178: handling open security problems in woody with the BTS (here: the kernel)[was: Re: Bug#176178 acknowledged by developer (do not reopen)]

On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 10:22:56PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:

> Security bugs are special in that we do make fixes available for stable.
> However, there is no point in keeping bugs open against he package in
> question after the fix has been made available in proposed-updates or
> security-updates.

Putting the fix into proposed-updates doesn't seem like enough - unlike
security-updates we don't recommend that users install packages from
there as a matter of course and there's no guarantee that the package
will mkae it into stable.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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