[CentOS-devel] Re: CentOS Errata
Daniel de Kok
danieldk at pobox.com
Mon Sep 10 16:36:08 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2007-09-10 at 09:11 -0700, Kevan Benson wrote:
> On Wednesday 05 September 2007 08:49, you wrote:
> > On Wednesday 05 September 2007 07:25, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> > > Kevan Benson wrote:
> > > > I'll admit, it does fit my above stated goal, but that's not the only
> > > > reason I think it's worthwhile. Every other enterprise OS has their
> > > > errata listed online. CentOS seems to be in the somewhat unique
> > > > situation of having an upstream provider that has most the errata
> > > > listed, so there's been less of a drive for this.
> > >
> > > not sure I understand, http://lists.centos.org/ has a list you can get to
> > > via a webbrowser and even search around there for info if you like.
> > I think one of us is referring to apples, the other apple pie.
> > I'm not questioning the availability of the information, just it's
> > presentation and accessibility.
> So, should I take the silence on this topic as no, there isn't any desire for
> a web-based errata list beyond the searchable archives of the announce list,
> or just that everyone's too busy to comment?
FWIW: I do think it is useful. Lists are not very useful for asking
things like "give me all vulnerabilities for package X from date A to
date Z". Some more flexible database would be very useful.
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