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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.

c'ya
sven

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