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Re: security updates for testing?

This one time, at band camp, martin f krafft said:
> help me clear up a confusion:
> does a line
>   deb http://security.debian.org testing/updates main non-free contrib
> in /etc/apt/sources.list provide security updates to testing, or is
> that simply carried over from when woody was frozen?
> in short: does Debian support security updates for testing?

In short, no.  Occasionally, though, the security team will quickly move
a fix in for testing if it's something particularly horrendous, and they
have the resources to do it.  That's why the repository is there, but I
wouldn't count on it for security.
  |Stephen Gran                  | You will inherit millions of dollars.       |
  |steve@lobefin.net             |                                             |
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