Re: update sun-java5 in non-free to close #462622
Le February 1, 2008 04:10:47 am Matthias Klose, vous avez écrit :
> 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.
Where? Either you misunderstood or someone wrote too fast, because as the
Debian security FAQ reads:
If it is possible to fix the problem, and the package maintainer or someone
else provides correct updated packages, then the security team will generally
process them and release an advisory.
> So it doesn't seem too much to *ask*
> the release team if they consider such an update at all.
Maybe, but that's not what Tom did.