HEADSUP: Security updates outstanding

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Aug 19 09:56:00 GMT 2008

On Aug 18 14:08, Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
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> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Personally I'm kind of not interested to go this road.  If I learn about
> > a problem in an upstream package, I update.  If anybody else want's to
> > take over responsibility for security problems, I certainly don't stand
> > in the way, of course.
> While that seems to work for you, when applied to the entire distro
> there are some pitfalls:
> [...]
> Having a security team and a private list would allow us to deal with
> all these things responsibly.

I thought that's integrated in the "I certainly don't stand in the way"
part.  I'm just not interested having to take over that responsibility
or having to drive this process through.


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