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Re: next debian stable ?

On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 04:42:49PM -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 04:46:03PM -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> > David Krider wrote:
> > > Speaking of which, in one of the other discussions I was having on
> > > this, someone mentioned that gcc 3.2 and 3.3 have made it into
> > > stable (and indeed they have).
> > 
> > They may have made it through to testing, but they have _not_ made it
> > through to stable.  _Nothing_ does that.
> Not so, as an example I refer you to ssh.  There are cases in which the
> version of the application in stable will be upgraded.  They are
> exceptions, but they do exist.

That came under the aegis of a security fix, which is a little different
from a normal package upgrade (if you can call gcc normal). It was
surrounded by a great deal of aggravation, too, so let's hope we never
have to do that again ...

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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