Re: Please unblock ia32-libs/20101012
On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 10:42:29AM +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 10:26:50 +0200, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> > Hi,
> > A lesson we learned from Lenny is that ia32-libs is hardly security
> > supportable if the libraries it contained aren't as much up to date as
> > their 'normal' stable versions as possible. In the ideal situation we
> > would release with a ia32-libs being completely up to date with the normal
> > package versions, and the closer we get to that ideal the better security
> > supportable it will be. Therefore I ask to please unblock 20101012 for
> > squeeze.
> > As far as I could check the recently updated libraries all have that
> > version (or a slightly newer one) also present in squeeze.
> > I would consider releasing ia32-libs with a 2009 version to be of grave
> > concern to the security team about its supportability for the squeeze
> > lifetime.
> See #596899. AFAICT wine is still unbuildable with this version.
Given that wine in Squeeze is the vintage 1.0 release that already shipped
with Lenny, we should rather dump it completely. A 1.2 release could be
introduced in a point release if necessary.