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Re: Conflict re Debian Testing security updates?

On 12/14/2012 10:19 AM, Chris Game wrote:
> Your information on the Debian Testing wiki page
> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianTesting that:
> "Compared to stable and unstable, next-stable testing has the worst
> security update speed.  Don't prefer testing if security is a
> concern."
> - seems in conflict with the info on the Debian Security FAQ:
> Q: How is security handled for unstable?
> A: The short answer is: it's not. Unstable is a rapidly moving
> target and the security team does not have the resources needed to
> properly support it. If you want to have a secure (and stable)
> server you are strongly encouraged to stay with stable.
> So is unstable/sid receiving security updates or not?

That's a whole different question which is answered here:


And yes, if the maintainer uploads a bug fix promptly, that can be
quicker than getting the fix in testing through the security team. I
don't see how these two statements conflict.


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