On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 16:02 +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 09:50 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 09:28:45 +0000 (GMT), Mark J Cox <mjc(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> > What would be incredibly useful is to move (to being a Provides) the CVE
> > names for issues that we're including a backported fix for. Where
> > moved to an upstream version that contains fixes those CVE names are less
> > important as they can be deduced by a simple NV check.
> I look forward to building pathological packages that have a requires
> on a CVE name provides.
could require all the CVE's that are ciritical to be fixed
yum update fedora-secure-system
would then only pull security updates down....
I agree with Jeremy. I think this is data that should be housed outside
of the package. We're going to need to figure out how to do this anyway.