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Re: security in testing

On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 10:08:03AM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 05:37:51PM -0700, Keegan Quinn wrote:
> > 
> > Sure, every now and then a badly-broken package makes it in for a
> > day or two.  This seems to be far less harmful than the massive
> > headache that treating 'testing' as a usable release seems to be
> > causing.
> Something that would make unstable much more useful is if dpkg had a
> reliable "undo" capability.  It's.... unpleasant.... when you update a
> broken package, and large number of packages break, and you can't
> necessarily find a copy of the older, non-broken version of the
> package to re-install.  If you're not a developer, you don't have
> access to archives,

sure you do.


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