Re: Package management and security
* email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> [070607 16:21]:
> > >I saw in 'man apt-get' that using apt-get upgrade does not install new
> > >packages or remove an already installed package.
> > >Is it possible that I did'nt get the latest security fixes using
> > >apt-get upgade in a cron job ?
> afaik, nothing coming through in the security feed is going to introduce
> new package dependencies like this.
Except sometimes kernels (and other things changing their ABI, though I
doubt anything but the kernel will ever change that within a stable release).
On the other hand, installing a kernel automatically alone will not fix
the problem of an too old kernel running.
Bernhard R. Link