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Re: security updates for testing?

On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 09:42:17AM -0500, "Noah L. Meyerhans" <noahm@debian.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 03:19:30PM +0100, Sythos wrote:
>> If someone has testing version on his machine should link "stable" or
>> "unstable" for security update?
> Neither.  Unstable doesn't get security updates.  Security updates to
> stable will typically be to older versions of software than what exists
> in testing.

Well, if you're running testing it won't hurt to add the stable security
updates to your sources.list. If the software version in testing happens
to be the same as in stable you'll get the security updates.

Of course you still can't rely on getting all security updates that way.

Tim van Erven <tripudium@chello.nl>
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