[Techtalk] Using Debian Testing (Sarge) on production servers
carla at bratgrrl.com
Fri Mar 5 19:13:42 EST 2004
On Friday 05 March 2004 6:01 pm, Mary wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 05, 2004, Carla Schroder wrote:
> > What security fixes? Stable gets the highest priority, Testing gets
> > fixes rather slowly, and Unstable gets none.
> I was under the impression the last two were the other way around:
> "unstable get security fixes rather more slowly, and testing gets none
> -- until they propagate from unstable". Propogation has no time frame
> though: it could be months.
> The last discussion I saw about testing security updates was "this isn't
> Debian policy, it's just that noone has volunteered to coordinate/do
> security uploads for testing."
See http://www.debian.org/security/faq#testing. It used to say Testing got
security fixes, and Unstable got none, really it did! I guess it's changed.
It doesn't make sense that Unstable would get security fixes before
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