[Emerging-Sigs] OT - To restart or not to restart that is the question

waldo kitty wkitty42 at windstream.net
Tue Oct 19 12:49:31 EDT 2010


On 10/18/2010 23:33, Randal T. Rioux wrote:
> On 10/18/2010 11:19 PM, waldo kitty wrote:
>> On 10/18/2010 19:54, Joel Esler wrote:
> <snip>
>>> Not that there is anything wrong with your installation, but I
>>> wouldn't characterize it as "typical" is my point.
>>
>> yes, i'd say that it is not "typical" but that mainly due to the
>> older kernel, compiler and libs we use for security reasons...
>
> It's a rare occasion when I hear someone say they're using outdated
> software for security reasons :-)

nonononono... it is because the bugs and holes are known and patched... newer 
stuff has newer holes and flaws and for a security device, it isn't always a 
GoodIdea<tm> to be on the bleeding edge...

>
> Randy
>
> /getting his troll on...

:LOL:

FWIW: the above is not from /me/... it is what TPTB emit ;)


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