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Re: Example where testing-security was used?

On Sun, May 22, 2005 at 12:46:09AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> As far as I understood it, the missing infrastructure for 
> testing-security was the reason why the release of sarge was delayed by 
> more than half a year.

> As far as I have seen, it seems most security updates go either through 
> unstable or through testing-proposed-updates.

> Can anyone point me to an example where testing-security has actually 
> been used?

At present, unfortunately not.

This does not obviate the need for testing-security to be brought on-line
and tested prior to the freeze; the woody release was delayed for about a
month because of the lack of usable autobuilder infrastructure for security
updates, and if we had tried to freeze sarge before the same infrastructure
was available, we would have had the same problem again (except compounded
with others this time, like ftp-master not scaling to handle the added

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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