Kernel security update required or not?

Bojan Smojver bojan at
Mon Dec 21 05:02:20 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-12-20 at 22:21 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> I didn't see any of the recent previous spec file comments indicate
> back ported security fixes. So its unlikely the latest security fixes
> are in any earlier version. If you want them now, grab the kernel from
> koji. Otherise you can wait for the kernel to push to updates or
> updates-testing depending on how much you want to wait for other
> people to test it before you try it out. 

I understand what I can do. That is not the issue.

The question is, should Fedora get a security update or not - you know -
for all the users out there that are unaware of Koji etc. I'm sure
Fedora kernel folks reading the list will know.


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