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Re: New stable version after Sarge

On Wed, 05 Jan 2005 14:18:37 +0100, Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de>
>* Joey Hess:
>> I think we've taken this "security bugs arn't fixed in testing as well
>> as in stable" thing as gospel a little too long without verifying it
>> lately. I've been checking and if testing is lagging stable at all, it's
>> doing so by a much smaller amount than we've traditionally thought.
>I think that's because of the pending release, in particular frozen
>base packages, and not representative for the whole release cycle.

Additionally, Maintainers refrain from updating unstable because they
need unstable to update testing. See exim4, which has a grossly
outdated version in unstable because there is no
testing-proposed-updates yet.


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