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Re: [backports & security]

George Borisov wrote:
> Felix C. Stegerman wrote:
>>Wouldn't mixing stable and testing be less secure than using
>>backports?  Or is security support for testing good enough to rely on
>>for (some packages on) production servers?
> Supposedly testing gets security updates now. It is in
> security.debian.org together with stable. It is a relatively recent
> thing, so the information is a bit patchy and contradictory at times.
> I would be interested in finding out more.

That is an indication that we are nearing release in a few months.  In
particular, I think it is being done earlier for Etch so that the same
infrastructre problems that happened right after the Sarge release are
not repeated.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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