Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:11:05 +0200 From: Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des@....no> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: kseifried@...hat.com Subject: Re: Advisory dates Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> writes: > Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des@....no> writes: > > I'm curious as to what kind of policies various distros have in > > place wrt release dates for advisories. We (FreeBSD) have a list > > of dates to avoid, which include major religious holidays, New > > Year's Day etc., and try to avoid releasing advisories on or > > immediately before these dates. [...] > Ultimately if we start scoring off major holidays we've have no > release dates left ;) True, so we have to strike a balance. The problem is that we've caught a lot of flak in the past for releasing advisories during or immediately prior to public holidays. Maybe our users are more argumentative than yours :) DES -- Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des@....no
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