Kernel security update required or not?

Bojan Smojver bojan at
Mon Dec 21 05:55:22 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-12-20 at 23:41 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> Should they all get a potentially broken kernel? The risk of known
> vulnerabilities that are purported to be fixed, needs to balanced
> against the risk that there are regressions in the kernel.

This is what Fedora kernel developers do, yes.

> It's pretty normal for local root fixes not to get pushed out for a
> week or so, to give time for some testing.



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