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Re: Stability and Release Cycles - An Idea



On Mon, 2008-12-22 at 12:09 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> But, how many things have big security risks anyway?  In most cases the 
> ones to worry about are just the kernel, network daemons, and suid 
> programs - mostly things with standardized interfaces so backing up a 
> version or two shouldn't break anything.

The big ugly ones are browsers, or other network facing applications
that could leak your private data.  Those are also the ones that tend to
vary wildly between RHEL and Fedora, and even different releases of
Fedora.

Trying to do a ff update for F8 in 8 months time would be a real treat.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- FreedomĀ² is a feature!
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