On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 11:13:59AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote: > 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 ? No, it's sitting there, waiting for someone to use it. After a year's neglect it might need some metaphorical oil on its hinges and some dusting, but it really is there. I'm not just saying this for rhetorical value. Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``Dear Anthony Towns: [...] Congratulations -- you are now certified as a Red Hat Certified Engineer!''
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