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Re: Testing Sarge on IBM pSeries systems

On Sat, Mar 08, 2003 at 06:03:39PM +0000, simon@nuit.ca wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 08, 2003 at 10:53:56 +0100, Sven Luther composed:
> > On Sat, Mar 08, 2003 at 03:24:00AM +0000, simon@nuit.ca wrote:
> > > On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 16:07:45 +0100, Sven Luther composed:
> > only for stable (woody) and old-stable (potato), but the later will be
> > going away after a time.
> > 
> > Unstable get security fixes trough new uploads, and depend mainly on the
> > disponibility of the package maintainer. Testing gets security uploads
> > when the unstable package is ready to enter testing, which can be
> > delayed for many reasons, like the 6 month delay due to glibc.
> > 
> > There can be uploads to testing-proposed-upates, but i think not many
> > people will do that.
> > 
> > Friendly,
> > 
> > Sven Luther
> really? whoah. well, i remember when potato was the curretn stable, and
> security for testing (if you were tracking it) was a good idea. did that
> change, was i deluded?

I may be wrong, but i don't think there ever was security for testing.
Sure people may have thought it was a great idea, but if the security
team don't implement it, it is not worth it. That said, i may be wrong,
so please check for yourself. Also for anyone running testing, be
prepared for a huge upgrade nextly.


Sven Luther

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