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Re: [SRM] kernel updates for oldstable

On Sat, May 26, 2007 at 05:13:45PM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> > > Since we're spinning d-i anyway, I thought I'd see if we could get
> > > some other non-security changes in there anyway. We've had some stuff
> > > queued for way too long (since before sarge released even).
> > 
> > The main question that comes to mind regarding this is if it is still 
> > really relevant to do these updates now that Sarge is oldstable. After 
> > all, anybody running Sarge and affected by these issues will have long 
> > since worked around them in some way or other.
> Though I agree with you for the majority of cases, I imagine there are
> still a significant number of people who have not yet upgraded to etch
> and would benefit from these updates.

It seems to me that Frans may have been referring to whether it's relevant
to add other stuff into sarge's *debian-installer*. In other words,
if people have problems installing sarge, that should be handled by
having them install etch (rather than updating sarge's installer).

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