Security Response Team / EOL

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at
Sat Apr 29 13:58:52 UTC 2006

>>>>> "CL" == Callum Lerwick <seg at> writes:

CL> I'm for taking a hard line on EOL. No new packages, not even
CL> upgrades. Backported security fixes only.

You just placed an enormous load on the poor security team, who now
have to be able to manipulate the source of every program in Extras so
that they can backport fixes.  Sometimes it makes more sense, or is
simply more expedient, to upgrade.

CL> Its called EOL for a reason.

And it's called a volunteer project for a reason.

 - J<

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