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Re: Package download

On Sat, 2015-08-08 at 11:15 +0000, Helgi Hrafn Gunnarsson wrote:

> I've found that the packages mentioned in the emails are usually not
> available in the apt-get repositories at the time of the security
> bulletin. I presume this is because mirrors are not continuously
> updated. Can't see what to do about that except find the package
> individually and install it. And that's where I run into the problem
> that the versions mentioned in the security bulletins are difficult 
> to find.

Which mirror are you downloading from?

> Is there a particular repository or mirror that gets updated first?

Security updates go to security.debian.org immediately and are imported
into the main archive when the next point release happens, which is
usually every couple of months.



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