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Re: file in sarge (was Re: [VAC] ...)

tags 283316 -sarge
tags 283316 +woody

Hi Michael,

On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 12:06:39PM +0200, Michael Piefel wrote:
> Am Mi, den 25.08.2004 schrieb Steve Langasek um 11:05:
> > It still seems like a rather large diff for such a small number of known
> > bugfixes...  Colin?

> I just had a thorough look at the diff. It mostly looks quite innocent
> to me. If there really is a chance to get file-4.10 into sarge, I'd
> happily produce 4.10-4 which can remove anything that might remotely be
> a regression.

Between the apparent security fix and the fact that 4.10 has otherwise
survived several months in unstable without other major problems, I've
approved 4.12 into testing.

From what I can tell from the bug log, this bug should still be left open
for further investigation from the security team, to determine if it also
affects woody.

> Unfortunately, file is in base and thus frozen. I'd love to get all of
> it in sarge instead of backporting anything, but this will take some
> persuasive powers.

Emailing debian-release and letting us know that there's an RC bugfix
pending is fairly persuasive in the general case. ;)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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