Security updates for testing? (was: Re: 3.1 kl - 3.1 final)
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On Wednesday 05 Feb 2003 11:21, Ben Burton wrote:
> > which is why you add security.debian.org to your list of deb sources in
> > apt. all the security patches from sid are backported to testing and
> > stable and placed in this deb source.
> Are you sure? I thought they were backported to stable only. Though
> I've never run testing, so I haven't paid much attention.
- From http://www.debian.org/security/faq:
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
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