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Re: sarge security (was: Re: Release update: please upload to unstable; toolchain; buildds; ...)

On Sat, 13 Nov 2004, Martin Schulze wrote:

> Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> > On Tuesday 09 November 2004 23.44, Colin Watson wrote:
> > 
> > >   N+0 days
> > >   Official security support for sarge begins
> > 
> > Will the start of official security support for sarge be announced widely, 
> > to get as much testing as possible? (Like: general debian-announce, press 
> > contacts, ...)
> No.  Why should it?  The new release of Debian will be widely announce.
> How do you want to test official security support?  Suddenly discover
> loads of vulnerabilities?

The day it is officially known that security support exist for sarge,
lots of people will migrate their servers to sarge, even if it is not
released as stable yet, so yes, it would be interesting that it is
announced, widely or not, so that sarge (not the security support)
get as much testing as possible before the release.

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