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From: "Petteri R├Ąty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Security stabilisations
Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2010 17:01:53
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Security stabilisations by Christian Faulhammer
On 07/17/2010 05:51 PM, Christian Faulhammer wrote:
> Hi, > > Thilo Bangert <bangert@g.o>: >>> please avoid having stabilisation requests >>> like, blocking a >>> security bug. That way, architecture teams may not see the severity >>> directly and it slips, leaving users with vulnerable versions longer >>> than needed. Thank you. >> >> perhaps it's a good idea to tell people what you expect of them >> instead. i presume just removing the blocker will not satisfy you. > > Do stabilisations on the security bug so arch team members can skim > through their stabilisation list by just looking for security@g.o to > find the vulnerable packages. > > V-Li >
If you want things to happen this way then it should be at least documented in the devmanual. Regards, Petter


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