Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Aaron Bauman <bauman.aaron@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] Re: Kernel Security Update Target Delay?
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2010 20:05:23
Message-Id: 1287344813.3976.2.camel@chubbers
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] Re: Kernel Security Update Target Delay? by Graham Murray
On Sun, 2010-10-17 at 19:58 +0100, Graham Murray wrote:
> Alex Legler <a3li@g.o> writes: > > > As the maintainers are primarily responsible for providing unaffected > > ebuilds, you'll need to ask the kernel team for exact reasons. > > In all of this we must bear in mind that the kernel team is one of the > fastest to respond to upstream changes, at least with ~arch. New > vanilla-sources are normally in the tree within hours of upstream > releasing them and gentoo-sources are seldom far behind. >
That is quite a bold statement to make considering vanilla-sources-2.6.36_rc7 was never put in ~arch and rc8 has been out from upstream for 3 days now. I imagine there is a reason for that though?