Re: 3.1 kl - 3.1 final
On Wednesday 05 February 2003 10:01, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 5. Februar 2003 09:04 schrieb Chris Cheney:
> > Sarge/Testing doesn't get security fixes is the primary reason not to
> > run it imho. Also it is horribly out of date due to the fact that libc6
> > 2.3 still isn't in it.
> So you think, tracking security.debian.org and recompiling some packages
> (apt-get -t unstable -b source) is not sufficient?
> You must be kidding to give the explicit advice to track unstable.
> And Woody does not even have current X without external packages which are
> not served with security fixes, too. Well, it does not have current libc6,
> either. So what?
> Anyway, is there _any_ sane reason that testing has not security apt
Yes, lack of manpower. The security team does an enormous amount of work
already and unless someone steps up security updates for testing very much
probably just won't happen.
I guess someone doing the "apt-get -t unstable -b source" thing regularly
enough and putting his packages into an apt-gettable repository would be a
Yven Johannes Leist - firstname.lastname@example.org