Re: Security Supporting Debian Kernels in Sarge
On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 07:25:22PM -0500, Graham Wilson wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 04:01:54PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 04:37:32PM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> > > I see only one way to deal with that: drop security support for
> > > m68k. :-P
> > That's not entirely unreasonable. Why should the m68k folks expect
> > the security team to maintan 2.2 when they are not willing to put in
> > the effort needd to make 2.6 run on their arch?
> Why not get a designated person from the m68k port to compile and test
> new kernel security updates. Is there some reason this is not possible
> or a good idea? Or is this already done?
The problem is not with compilation or testing, but with actually keeping
the code up-to-date with bugfixes.