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From Thom May <t...@positive-internet.com>
Subject Re: Mirror Update time
Date Thu, 24 Oct 2002 17:24:59 GMT
* Ken Smith (kensmith@cse.Buffalo.EDU) wrote :
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 05:49:20PM +0100, Thom May wrote:
> 
> > Unpatched versions, yes. As I said earlier in the thread, most distributions
> > backport patches to older versions rather than introduce new versions in
> > stable distributions. How are you planning to test for this?
> 
> Ok, I was lost in what you were calling a distribution.  You're
> talking about, e.g. RedHat backporting security patches to the
> Apache version they bundled into RedHat 6.2.
> 
Exactly.

> Ick.  Convince distribution makers to diddle with the version number
> by tacking on a patched-to date?  :-/
>
Good luck ;-)
-Thom 

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