Re: Being new to Debian...
On 22 Nov 2002 14:58:41 +0100, ÷ÁÓÉÌ ëÏÌÅ× <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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 :)
Q: How is security handled for testing and unstable?
A: The short answer is: it's not. Testing and unstable are rapidly
moving targets and the security team does not have the resources
needed to properly support those. If you want to have a secure (and
stable) server you are strongly encouraged to stay with stable.
However, the security secretaries will try to fix problems in testing
and unstable after they are fixed in the stable release.
The web page dates Nov 14, 2002.
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