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Re: Being new to Debian...

На пт, 2002-11-22 в 12:20, Marc Haber записа:
> On Fri, 15 Nov 2002 15:22:27 -0600, Sonny Kupka <sonny@nothnbut.net>
> wrote:
> >Being new to Debian distro, I was just wondering what people's thoughts 
> >were on running testing in a ISP environment on a main server..
> Don't do this. testing is the worst choice when you have to worry
> about security. Security-wise, stable is best (the security team
> taking care of it). unstable is next since the package maintainer can
> upload security updates. These security updates take at least three
> days until they migrate to testing, leaving you vulnerable in the mean
> time.
   That was true before woody became stable, the new policy is that when
there is a security alert, the secrity team releases for
potato,woody,sarge, and sid, you can check the latest DSAs. So, to be no
the no-so-bleeding edge, you can use testing with security updates, and
live happy :)


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