Re: update sun-java5 in non-free to close #462622
Philippe Cloutier writes:
> Le January 31, 2008 08:39:52 pm Tom Marble, vous avez écrit :
> > Please consider the uploading of 1.5.0_14 as previously mentioned
> > as a "timely reaction from the Java maintenance team".
> > Please make this fix available to etch users, not just sid users
> > (a timely reaction from the Debian Release Team :-) ).
> As I was trying to say, it's the (Debian) Sun Java maintainance team's
> responsability to upload a fixed package for stable.
> If the maintainance team doesn't react timely and nobody else proposes a fixed
> package to the security team, then it will be the release team's
> responsability to remove the RC-buggy package from stable. As the bug was
> just reported, it's still too early for intervention from the release team.
The security already did give the statement that they don't care about
security updates for non-free. So it doesn't seem too much to *ask*
the release team if they consider such an update at all.