On Mon, 28 Jul 2008 11:20:56 pm Frédéric PICA wrote: > Ok, so this is the explanation. > I can understand this reason but in this case, I think that the > security FAQ http://www.debian.org/security/faq.en.html#policy needs > an update because it's clearly said that : > "Security breakage in the stable distribution warrants a package on > security.debian.org" [...] "The size of a breakage is not the real > problem here" > I understood that every security concerns, even minors one, have to go > in the security channel. > > In the tool I'm developping, I rely on the package channel to know if > a package was installed because of a security concern or not (never > mind if this is a minor one or not) > and now I can't be sure of the update type. > > Is there a more or less simple way to know a package type (security, > bugfix, ...) ? If a CVE number is mentioned in the changelog, then it has normally something to do with security ;) Cheers Steffen
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