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Old 09-14-2006, 04:35 PM   #1
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security updates for testing branch


I remember that this was discussed a while ago but I do not remember what had been decided. Is there currently a security team for the testing branch? I googled but http://secure-testing-master.debian.net seems offline.

If not, what is the normal delay it takes for security updates to move from unstable to testing?
 
Old 09-14-2006, 04:41 PM   #2
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Add the following to your sources.list

# Testing Security Updates
# For more info visit: http://secure-testing.debian.net/
#deb http://security.debian.org testing/updates main contrib non-free
#deb-src http://security.debian.org testing/updates main contrib non-free

Personally I prefer to sitck with Sid, by the time a security bulletin has been issued the problem is usually already been fixed.
 
Old 09-14-2006, 04:45 PM   #3
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And is this working well, I mean well enough to run a desktop where especially security updates to Firefox, Thunderbird, Openoffice and generally desktop-oriented software are critical?
 
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Firefox updates usually hit Sid within a day or two of offical Mozilla releases, Thunderbird seems to take about a week, OO is always getting updated.

I have never seen a security bulletin that wasn't updated in Sid either already or within a day of the Debian security warning about updating.


Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8.0.6) Gecko/20060728 Firefox/1.5.0.6 (Debian-1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.6-4)

OO is 2.0.3-4

I dont use Thunderbird, but it is 1.5.0.5 (20060812)
 
Old 09-15-2006, 01:09 AM   #5
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Firefox updates usually hit Sid within a day or two of offical Mozilla releases
But sid is not testing - how long does it take to reach testing?
 
  


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