Security Support - Re: Let's Discuss Interim Releases (and a Rolling Release)

Ted Gould ted at
Thu Feb 28 22:52:15 UTC 2013

On Thu, 2013-02-28 at 11:59 -0500, Marc Deslauriers wrote:

> On 13-02-28 11:49 AM, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > I would expect users to upgrade to the latest packages of the RR each
> > time update-notifier pops up, regardless of which medium they used to
> > install. After a month this needs to happen anyway, so why not right
> > away?
> I don't know the exact mechanism, but I assume this will allow monthly
> snapshot users to get a big heap of updates once a month instead of
> getting a bunch every few days.

While I realize that the mechanism is yet undecided, but it is important
that if we are doing release, and expect people to use them, that we do
upgrade testing between those.  This isn't really more work than having
a 6 monthly release, but we shouldn't let it drop through the cracks.

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