Re: Security updates for wheezy breaking my FAI-installation
On Monday 04 May 2015 12:31:27 Alexis wrote:
> Christian Seiler <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I linked a wiki page in my previous email describing precisely
> > what wheezy-updates is (and it is NOT the regular security
> > update repository): https://wiki.debian.org/StableUpdates
> Yes, i read that:
> * Since it mentions things like updates to virus scanners, it
> plausible to me that it was indeed the same repo. If, as you
> assert, it's not, then i think it's concerning that there are
> /two/ distinct repos one needs to enable in order to get all
> relevant security updates.
> * The page doesn't explain if 'wheezy-updates' is distinct from
> 'wheezy-backports', and if so, again, why there are two repos
> apparently addressing the same issue. (To wit, how to get more
> recent versions of packages than were released with stable.)
> * The phrase "When a new package is made available via
> is ambiguous to me; it can be read as either "a new package
> [that wasn't included in the initial release of wheezy]", or "a
> new [version of a] package [that was included in the initial
> release of wheezy]".
> So, no, from my perspective, that page does /not/ describe
> "precisely what wheezy-updates is".
Why not start with what a repo is? That seems to be your problem. Or
perhaps start with what a package is. Then what the versions are. Pwerhaps
what Debian is?
Backports and volatile (to use its old name for the sake of clarity) are