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Re: Updating scanners and filters in Debian stable (3.1)

* Martin Schulze <joey@infodrom.org> [2004-09-13 15:40]:
> A while ago there was a discussion in which it was said that such
> tools are rather useless (or even dangerous) if they don't get their
> database updated in accordance with new viruses/security problems.
> Some of these systems are hence not suitable for a stable Debian
> release where updates will only be made for security problems and
> very important bugfixes.

Maybe we should just relax the stable update policy for such packages,
and others which would benefit from regular updates (e.g. drivers).
Martin Michlmayr

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