[Pkg-exim4-users] stable vs. other repositories

Andreas Barth aba at not.so.argh.org
Sat Dec 3 20:08:04 UTC 2005

* Gerhard Kroder (gerhard.kroder at t-online.de) [051203 16:36]:
> Good to have alternatives, and i consider making use of them. But, as 
> side effect, we step out of the "stable" concept for productive 
> environments, don't we? With no basic "in time" security updates? I 
> really appreciate people supplying backports, sideports and other 
> repositories, and i know they support this as far as possible. But this 
> probably less standardized as "regular security support".

Well, volatile directly aims at "the updates the server admins need
which are more than just security bug fixes". And in terms of security
support, volatile was equal with security.d.o till now (and basically,
the volatile team did the stable security update as well, and forced
upstream to get cve ids etc ... :).


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