On Tue, 20 Feb. 2018, 09:44 Vincent Bernat, <ber...@debian.org> wrote:

>  ❦ 19 février 2018 22:33 GMT, Holger Levsen <hol...@layer-acht.org> :
> >> a bit like backports that are not security supported
> >> either.
> >
> > this is now the 2nd mail within 24h were you claim this *wrongly*.
> >
> > backports are (supposed to be) getting security support. if you dont do
> > this for your backports, you shouldnt have upload rights.
> From https://backports.debian.org/FAQ/:
> Q: Is there security support for packages from backports.debian.org?
> A: Unfortunately not. This is done on a best effort basis by the people
> who track the package

This looks like a language confusion. There is no security *team* support
but there is security *package updates* by the individual maintainers.

The individual contribution sounds optional here in the FAQ but from my
experience with backports it's strongly encouraged.

 - Craig

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