Originally Posted by hitest
Just as a note of caution it is a good a practice to upgrade applications as Slackware security updates are made available. Pat releases the Slackware security fixes for your applications to prevent you from being rooted by some bad-a$$ weirdo. I update my Slackware install as fixes are offered.
Oh sorry, I was a bit unclear there. When I have downloaded a new release, I rearly upgrade my existing slackware to the newer version, but I do a clean install. That was what I implyed. Security upgrades are of course importent