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    SubjectRE: [PATCH-RFC] README 1ST - New problem logging macros (2.5.38)
    On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Randal, Phil wrote:

    > You'll have to ask RedHat et al why they persist in backporting
    > security patches to "old" releases of Apache (etc) instead of
    > releasing the new versions. The effect is the same, with
    > vulnerabilities being squashed, but the version numbers reported
    > suggesting otherwise.

    Because every new version gives you some new problems/incompatibilities,
    which must not happen in a running production-environment.

    And testing every security-update 4 weeks in the lab before putting
    it into production would be worse.



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