[kwlug-disc] definition of debian's "stable"?

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Mon Aug 17 15:54:49 EDT 2009


On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 06:27:56AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   the docs are quite adamant that, once a release is, well, released,
> then the *only* updates you'll get will be strictly security-related.
> however, as you describe above, non-security-related fixes *can* be
> included in point releases, which as best as i can tell, will *still*
> be included as part of the "stable" upgrade stream, no?

Yes, that's my understanding and experience.  The bugfix I mentioned
was a one-liner, as I recall, and I assume most such bugfixes are
similarly small.

- Chris




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