[Media] 8.04 Servers - Wikipedia

Avi Greenbury avismailinglistaccount at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 16 08:15:35 UTC 2008

Res wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Oct 2008, Mario Vukelic wrote:
>> As I said to Res, I understand that one could make an argument that any
>> code changes by the distro only add more bugs on top of the upstream
>> bugs that exist anyway, making the problem worse. However, neither he
>> nor you brought the smallest fact to the table to support this. It is
> Errrr, your kidding right? lets look at the most recent, debian/ubuntu 
> changes to SSL, that caused a nightmare for not only debian/ubuntu, but 
> operators of any system running a certificate that was generated on
> debian/ubuntu.
> debian caused this because they thought they new better than upstream.
> If upsteam releases it, I'm more than happy with it, but NOT when a distro 
> takes it off its own back and does it. Slackware only releases updates 
> from upstream, and I think Gentoo as well, I'm sure they are more, and 
> every release of Slackware has support for at least 5 years, not just one 
> LTS release in a blue moon.
> I dont expect to get anything less then drivell and rants here anyway, 
> afterall, we are on the ubuntu list, with all its usual fanbois.

As Mario said in the email you replied to, getting a process wrong once 
is not a demonstration of the ineffectiveness of that process.

Avi Greenbury :) http://aviswebsite.co.uk

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