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Re: Security risks due to packages that are no longer part of Debian?



On Monday 11 of July 2005 19:10, Christian Hammers wrote:
> Hello
>
> If a User upgrades his woody system to sarge and one package that has
> been part of woody is now no longer part of Debian nor being superseded by
> another package, will apt-get warn the user that this package is a
> potential security risk as Debian does not monitor nor provide fixes for
> reported security issues in this package?

I use dselect and it shows obsolete/local packages section at the top of 
package listing. By obsolete/local it means those that are not downloadable 
from any source defined in /etc/apt/sources.list

Is that what you need?

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