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Re: third-party packages adding apt sources

On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 1:26 PM, Vincent Bernat wrote:

> testing is not suitable for most people because:
>  1. no security support

This can be mitigated by adding unstable to your sources.list and
using a wrapper around debsecan to automatically pull in packages from
unstable when
there are security fixes available:


>  2. packages can disappear at any time

This can be mitigated by adding unstable to your sources.list. The
same is true for unstable however and that can be mitigated by running
how-can-i-help frequently and migrating to new packages or putting in
some work when you see packages that are important to you are to be

These mitigations may not be suitable for everyone though.



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