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SubjectRe: [opensource] Re: Petition Against Official Endorsement of
Alan Cox <> writes:

>> Using BitKeeper might break the way security issues are currently
>> handled by distributors of the GNU/Linux system, due to the open
>> logging feature.
> It simply means security updates have to be kept seperate from the bitkeeper
> maintained tree. We can handle that ok. It might mean the first Linus and
> Marcelo push into their tree is when the vendor updates go out but thats
> not a big problem to arrange

Keeping changes outside the CMS seems completely unnatural to me. ;-)

But maybe security-related changes are so much an exception that this
isn't a problem.

Florian Weimer Weimer@CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
University of Stuttgart http://CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE/people/fw/
RUS-CERT +49-711-685-5973/fax +49-711-685-5898
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