Security updates are too slow or none existant

Michael Schwendt ms-nospam-0306 at
Sun Feb 8 18:18:35 UTC 2004

On Sun, 8 Feb 2004 11:20:38 -0500 (EST), William Hooper wrote:

> Bart Martens said:
> > No, "testing" is not the place for security updates. When the security
> > updates are released for rh9, the security updates for fc1 should
> > already have gone through "testing", and be released to the public.
> Red Hat is part of a number of non-public groups that discus and fix
> security issues.  Releasing an update into testing before the issue was
> made public would be irresponsible.

Doesn't apply to Gaim, because the full-disclosure embargo was lifted
on the same day the rh9 erratum was published. Check out the corresponding
bugzilla entry.


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