[CentOS-devel] progress?

Fri Feb 18 17:54:25 UTC 2011
Larry Vaden <vaden at texoma.net>

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/18/2011 11:35 AM, Larry Vaden wrote:
>> There's a need for
>> current BIND, et al and RH's policy of backporting takes time and puts
>> perhaps millions of systems at risk.
> That's very much a separate issue, and a question of whether you prefer
> old bugs to new ones.  Unless you think there are no new bugs.

New bugs are arguably more difficult to exploit than well known old
bugs and IMHO the OSS community, in general, moves closer to a
complete and correct solution with each release.