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Re: Preparing the first security update for kernel-source-2.6.8

On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 11:06:49AM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-07-08 at 11:59 +0900, Horms wrote:
> > On the grounds that a) it fixes a security bug and b) it doesn't appear
> > to change the ABI, yes, please go for it.
> kernel/sarge-security/kernel/source currently has "testing-security"
> instead of UNRELEASED in the changelog in svn - should I put these
> patches in 2.6.8-15sarge1, or should I start a sarge2?
> I'll add them to trunk in the meantime.

2.6.8-15sarge1 was never released, although it was packaged up and
intended for release, instead 2.6.8-16 snuck in. I think the best place
to put pached now is in the main svn directory, as 2.6.8-17.  I have
already started this. The security update should probably be called
2.6.8-16sarge1, but unless Frank has other ideas, I think that should
basically be a paired down package based on whatever we have for
2.6.8-17 at the time.


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