Re: security in testing
On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 05:08:34PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> > IMHO, it is only particularly valuable for users to run testing when a
> > release is approaching (at which point security updates and removals
> > take place en masse).
> Wasn't testing supposed to be a perpetually mostly-releasable Debian?
> Anyway, a release is _always_ approaching (until the time Debian dies, of
> course...) -- the question is how far away it is. ;-)
A release is always approaching, but eventually a cutoff must be set in
order for progress to be made, and buggy packages fixed or removed.