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Re: is it a bad idea to use unstable on a server ?



* Olafur Jens Sigurdsson <ojs@klaki.net> [2006-05-27 00:43]:
> >   * Is it a bad idea to use unstable on a production server when it
> >     comes to security?
> 
> Yes, see the reasoning of why stable has a security section.
> 
> >   * If so, would you recommend using testing, or stable?
> 
> Stable and run update on the security regularly.
> 
> >   * And does anyone with experience running unstable on production
> >     servers know of any other caveats I should be aware of?
> 
> Sorry, dont run servers but this is just my knowledge of debian/server
> world after years of using linux and being subscribed to this list and
> hanging out on technology savy irc channels :-)
> 
> Information does go through with osmosis sometimes :-)

I figured as much.  I just wanted to check whether I was paranoid
enough, or too paranoid ;-)


- Felix

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