Re: update of the security page
On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 12:50:31PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 11:54:32AM -0500, James A. Treacy wrote:
> > 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.
This is not a link for a specific security url, but an apt config
line for users machines. Not having to change that with each
release is a good idea. That security urls don't work between
releases (and there is little reason they should) is an orthogonal
James (Jay) Treacy