Re: Mirrors for security.debian.org?
"Roberto C. Sanchez" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
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You can use them. They should contain the same thing as security.debian.org
as they are both just copies of ftp-master's repositories. However Debian
does not offical support the use of any security repositories other than
security.debian.org (Although ftp-master would theoretically be even better,
that server is already taxed enough.)
Any of the national mirrors have the security archive mirrored in the
The offical security team faq says:
Q: Why are there no official mirrors for security.debian.org?
A: The purpose of security.debian.org is to make security updates available
as quickly and easily as possible.
Encouraging the use of unofficial mirrors would add extra complexity that is
usually not needed and that can cause frustration if these mirrors are not
kept up to date. Official mirrors, however, are planned to be implemented in