Re: security.debian.org vs debian-lts respository
On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 03:08:51PM +0200, Jelle de Jong wrote:
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> On 16/06/14 22:00, Matt Palmer wrote:
> > Hi Jelle,
> > On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 12:08:24PM +0200, Jelle de Jong wrote:
> >> So the only squeeze source I use is: deb
> >> http://security.debian.org/ oldstable/updates main
> >> # apt-show-versions | fgrep /oldstable
> >> linux-image-2.6.32-5-486/oldstable uptodate 2.6.32-48squeeze6
> >> What should I do to keep all my servers provided with a secured
> >> 2.6 kernel, where will security updates for the kernel go to?
> > You should add the LTS sources.list entry to your systems:
> > deb http://http.debian.net/debian squeeze-lts main
> > New kernel updates will be released to that repository (I'm
> > working on one now).
> > - Matt
> Thank you for your reply! I will replace my oldstable/sqeeuze sources
> with the squeeze-lts on all relevant systems.. +20...
No, please *extend* the list. Not replace it.
If you remove squeeze and/or squeeze security, dependencies will become
> I'm still wondering why the discussion was made to set-up a new
> security system and new sources. Why not use the current
> security.debian.org system add the check-support-status package and
> just make clear that packages not listed don’t get security support
> (this would have saved a lot of work for me and maybe others).
But would have created a lot of work for the security team , which
should focus on stable instead.
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