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Old 01-30-2007, 05:29 PM   #16
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Ok, so change everybody into "a lot of people" - and it's not that my systems are not doing fine, but I must confess that I'd like to see things like xorg 7.1 being "official" (that means, in current) - I don't feel good having replaced official xorg... I long for the moment when Pat puts these packages on ftp...
And I also hear (from gentoo people) that gcc is now doing fine in fourth incarnation, does a great job in improving c++ performance. I'm interested in what Pat thinks about it, what will be in next release, and so on. So I'm interested despite the fact that 11 is running smoothly!
 
Old 01-30-2007, 11:00 PM   #17
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Hi. I just have one final question. Since I just wanted to upgrade packages for security reasons,I went to /patches and upgraded all packages that were relevant for me(they seemed to correspond to the -stable security releases). Is that really all I have to do to patch security issues?
 
Old 01-30-2007, 11:06 PM   #18
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Hi. I just have one final question. Since I just wanted to upgrade packages for security reasons,I went to /patches and upgraded all packages that were relevant for me(they seemed to correspond to the -stable security releases). Is that really all I have to do to patch security issues?
Generally speaking, yes. It's probably a good idea to update everything in there, even if you don't use it. Your needs may change at some point in the future, and if you don't recall the fact that you skipped that update because you need it at the time, you might be in for a nasty surprise...
 
Old 01-31-2007, 05:24 PM   #19
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Hi. I should have been more clear,I meant that I only updated what I had installed,not only what I used.
 
  


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