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Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 17:57:40 +0200
From: Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: Thousands of vulnerabilities, almost no CVEs:

On Sat, Jun 15, 2019 at 11:49:03AM -0400, Alex Gaynor wrote:
> I do not have a solution to this problem. I wanted to raise awareness of
> it, in the hope that it would start a discussion which might come to a
> solution.

Why not just do a simple "you must upgrade to the latest version X to
fix a bunch of bugs" type of announcement?  No need to worry about crazy
backports and cherry-picking, that always fails in the end.


greg k-h

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