Debian mirrors and sources.list selections

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at
Wed Jul 3 08:31:13 EST 2002

Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
> Rasjid Wilcox wrote:
> > I've set my /etc/apt/sources.list to look at unstable.  However, this did not
> > work for  The best I could do here was woody.  Is
> > this because that unstable is always going to be at least as up-to-date as
> > security anyway, and I should just remove that line???
> There is no 'security' repository for unstable. The idea is that security
> is not a feature of 'unstable', and there is no point is such urgent patches.

Well, The Debian list just announced the availability of security
for woody. Just add

deb woody/updates main contrib non-free

Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at <>

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