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Re: update of the security page

On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 11:54:32AM -0500, James A. Treacy wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 11:58:23AM +0100, Christoph Fabianek wrote:
> > the line deb http://security.debian.org/ potato/updates main contrib non-free
> > did not work for me, and after a look at the server I saw that it should be:
> > deb http://security.debian.org/debian-security/ potato/updates main contrib 
> > non-free

may be a broken proxy. IIRC, suecurity.debian.org uses name-based virtual

> The original line works fine for me.
> As an aside, would the security people have any problem with me changinge
> the deb line to
> deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main contrib non-free
> This will allow the line to work for new releases.

We have never (not even once) had a security url that worked between
releases. I don't want to pretend that we do unless there's some
historical evidence for that.

Mike Stone

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