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Re: Dreamhost dumps Debian

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> schrieb:
> Pau Garcia i Quiles <pgquiles@elpauer.org> writes:
>> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 8:25 PM, Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
>>> My experience is that I can just barely manage to convince upstreams to
>>> look over my backports of security patches to packages in oldstable
>> What makes you think Ubuntu, Red Hat, etc ask upstream to look at their
>> security patches for old versions or even approve them? 
> Well, I suppose they might not, but I would find that even more
> disturbing.  

Red Hat hat upstream developers for almost all core code they support.
>From my experience these developers are involved in non-trivial RHEL 
backports (e.g. Bind) for older security releases.


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