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Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting

On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 11:27:11 -0500, David Nusinow
<david_nusinow@verizon.net> wrote:
>On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 04:06:39PM +0000, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
>> will Security releases be available?
>Explicitly no, unless the porters themselves handle them.

Will early-release information be available to the porters? Or do
porters only start building their security updates once the official
advisory has gone out?

>Not necessarily. I imagine it such that the porters set up their own pull from
>unstable, the same way amd64 does now. They can set up testing themselves
>(remember, dak is in the archive now) so they can run their own testing in
>parallel to the mainline one.

What a huge waste of manpower, done seven times in a row.


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