Re: conflicts-based solution (was Re: security in testing)
On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 09:03:06PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 08:09:48AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 01:13:19PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 07:12:15PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > > Take the harden package, or create something similar: a package that
> > > > conflicts with all versions of packages with known security holes.
> > > Why not just /fix/ the holes? Is uploading a package with a well known
> > > patch _really_ that hard?
> > The fact is, we don't have a security architecture, or even autobuilders
> > for testing,
> Uh, actually, we have both these things. We've had them for almost a year
> now, although they haven't been used.
So, the infrastructure is there, but not turned on ?
What about woody-proposed-updates ? Are the autobuilders available for
it ? I rememeber having to hand build some of the packages for it