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Bug#564248: RM: snort/

Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 08 Jan 2010, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
>> Please remove snort from testing. It has an open security bug, which hasn't
>> been acknowledged since more than two months.
> I'm a bit worried that we remove (popular) software from testing instead
> of fixing the underlying problem.
> Javier, why was that problem not dealt with? Do you have troubles
> maintaining snort? If yes, maybe orphan it so that someone with more time
> can maintain it... or at least ask for help.
> But the current result seems sub-optimal and I'm not convinced that
> removing the software is the best approach here.

I was thinking the same. Also as snort is security related it would send
a way better message to fix the issue than to remove the package because
of security reasons.

What do you think?



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