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Re: upgrading to MySQL 4 on woody

Rod Rodolico said:

> Becoming a firm believer that you CAN have it all, stability and the
> latest packages :)
> There are other places to get backports, BTW. This one works for me.
Yes I agree with your statements.
Thanks for the link I'll use it on one of my systems...

But you don't explicitly have security, you have the testing delay for
security updates, combined with the propagation time to backports from

I'm still leery of using testing for any publicly exposed service, or for
machines with shell access.
I have at most a week from a known kernel exploit to when one of my users
tries to exploit via shell access.

--Luke CS Sysadmin, Montana State University-Bozeman

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