Greg says distros are doing it wrong

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Greg says distros are doing it wrong

Post by oldgranola » Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:04 am

Apparently , Greg Kroah-Hartman, Mr. Upstream sans Linus, thinks the distro's are doing it wrong with regard to security patches. Too slow to apply the security fixes to LTS kernels. I certainly wouldn't have any idea how to fix but does give me a bit more of an excuse to play with upstream kernels, but I'm doing it just for fun on non critical machines and multiboots.

Linux can't keep you safe if you don't update it

https://www.cio.com/article/3070434/lin ... te-it.html
comadore, pcDOS, hpux, solaris, vms-vax ....blah blah blah..
Yet I'm still a fn nooob

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Re: Greg says distros are doing it wrong

Post by catweazel » Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:05 am

oldgranola wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:04 am
Apparently , Greg Kroah-Hartman, Mr. Upstream sans Linus, thinks the distro's are doing it wrong with regard to security patches.
Of course GKH doesn't mention all the kernel disasters he's been directly responsible for.
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Re: Greg says distros are doing it wrong

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Re: Greg says distros are doing it wrong

Post by Hoser Rob » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:47 am

catweazel wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:05 am
oldgranola wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:04 am
Apparently , Greg Kroah-Hartman, Mr. Upstream sans Linus, thinks the distro's are doing it wrong with regard to security patches.
Of course GKH doesn't mention all the kernel disasters he's been directly responsible for.
:lol: :lol:

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Re: Greg says distros are doing it wrong

Post by thx-1138 » Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:47 pm

...couple notes...

...1) the CIO article in the first post is from...May 13 2016

...2) GKH's choice of distro some yrs ago...(hardly what someone calls 'LTS' i think?)

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