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Re: Maintainership, vanishing or absent maintainers (QA)

On Mon, Mar 29, 1999 at 03:32:12PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Mar 28, Martin Schulze <joey@finlandia.Infodrom.North.DE> wrote:
>  >	- critical security fix:	2 days.
> I think those fixes should be uploaded as fast as possible by anyone
> willing, if a remote root exploit for some package like apache or ssh
> is published users can't just shut down their machines for two days if
> there is no know workaround.

Agreed, if a security hold was found in my package I would not mind
someone doing a NMU and sending me a quick email with the patch and a

When it comes to security issues, we should not care who's toes we step
on, the first order of business should always to get a fix in...

Zephaniah E. Hull..
(The maintainer of tleds, which runs as root)

> -- 
> ciao,
> Marco

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