Re: announcing the beginning of security support for testing
Oliver Lupton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Joey Hess wrote:
>>deb http://secure-testing.debian.net/debian-secure-testing etch/security-updates main contrib non-free
>>deb-src http://secure-testing.debian.net/debian-secure-testing etch/security-updates main contrib non-free
>>Alternatively, replace "secure-testing.debian.net" in the above lines with
>>a mirror near you:
>> ftp.de.debian.org (located in Germany)
>> ftp.nl.debian.org (located in the Netherlands)
>> the.earth.li (located in UK)
>> ftp2.jp.debian.org (located in Japan)
>> farbror.acc.umu.se (located in Sweden)
> Sorry if this is a newbie question, but why is this
> secure-testing.debian.net when debian.org is the official site? Is the
> testing security nonofficial?
I think in general the distinction is that debian.org machines are
controlled by the debian-admin team, whereas debian.net machines are
not (though they are usually maintained by Debian developers).
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