Kernel security update required or not?

Christopher Brown snecklifter at
Wed Dec 23 20:47:42 UTC 2009

2009/12/21 Bojan Smojver <bojan at>:
> 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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Christopher Brown

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