[svlug] [bugzilla@redhat.com: [RHSA-2002:127-18] Updated OpenSSH packages fix various security issues]

J. Paul Reed preed at sigkill.com
Mon Jul 1 21:59:59 PDT 2002

On Mon, 1 Jul 2002, Bruce O. Benson wrote:

> People who aren't on Red Hat's bug list had a fix for this 3 days
> earlier...
> http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-134

Right... because Debian doesn't have to worry about pesky things like
backwards compatibility (compression and PAM-support) and making sure their
software is tested and... oh, let's say actually WORKS on the platforms
they're required to support.

They just listen to whatever the self-serving developer (note: singular)
wants them to do without evaluating all the facts (which they didn't even
have at the time) and thinking about the possible (non)impact for their

Go back under your bridge, troll.

P.S. No, I don't actually believe this, so put your torches down; it's
called sarcasm, specifically via pointing out the absurd.
    J. Paul Reed              preed at sigkill.com || web.sigkill.com/preed
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