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Re: etch's upgrades during life cycle

Sex, 2007-01-05 às 00:57 +0100, Daniel Baumann escreveu:
> Luis Matos wrote:
> > backports use testing as base for the packages.
> > setting up security for backports is a bit easier than for testing. Lot
> > less packages.
> > My point is, for example, when the security team lauches a DSA, it
> > always sees if both unstable and testing are afected. They already
> > monitor testing and unstable too ... it's just a question of applying
> > patches. (maybe a apt-patch package. in which he rebuilds the package
> > with the selected patch).
> > 
> > The same would do for backports, security team would patch the package
> > and send it to the buildd.
> > 
> > I know ... it's more and more work for the security team ...
> thinking aloud: hypothetically assumed that (parts of) backports.org
> would get official, i could do security support for it as i do it atm
> for about half of the packages on backports.org anyway.

That was a good idea (if backports integrate debian).

The security team already monitors testing and unstable ... do, it is
only needed for someone to patch the packages.

I am not a DD ... But this could be a good step to bring backports.org
into debian for etch.

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