Security Support - Re: Let's Discuss Interim Releases (and a Rolling Release)
ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Feb 28 16:32:39 UTC 2013
On Thursday, February 28, 2013 11:29:45 AM Marc Deslauriers wrote:
> On 13-02-28 11:23 AM, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > On Thursday, February 28, 2013 05:09:26 PM Martin Pitt wrote:
> >>> * Take a monthly snapshot of the development release, which we support
> >>> only until the next snapshot
> >> This is the main point where I have doubts and questions:
> >> * What does "support" mean for the monthly snapshots? Hopefully not
> >> security updates, SRUs, and backports? That would ruin pretty much
> >> all the savings that we do from dropping the interim releases.
> > I think it's critical too. Currently there is no security support in the
> > development series. I have a hard time envisioning something with no
> > support from the Ubuntu security team as a release of any kind. It's
> > certainly not something I could recommend who isn't involved in Ubuntu
> > development run on a system they care about.
> The security team does support the development release. When we push
> updates for the stable release, our policy is to either sync, merge or
> fix the packages in the dev release also.
> We will also be pushing urgent security updates to monthly snapshot users.
Will they start getting USN coverage?
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