Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r4 released
November 5th, 2001
The fourth revision of Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (codename `potato') has been released. This point release, revision 2.2r4, mostly includes security updates, along with a few corrections of serious bugs in the stable distribution.
Upgrading to this revision online is usually done by pointing the `apt' package tool (see the sources.list(5) manual page) to one of Debian's many FTP or HTTP mirrors. A comprehensive list is available at:
This release contains the following security updates, for which the Security Team has released the advisories listed below.
|Debian Security Advisory ID
|Important ARM and PowerPC corrections
|Fix for insecure regexp
|Fix for serial console installs
|Important security bugfix
|Important fix for PowerPC
|Compatibility upload for GnuPG 1.0.6
|Important fixes for PowerPC
|Fix for the Oct 5th problem
A complete list of all accepted and rejected packages together with rationale is on the preparation page:
The complete lists of packages that have changed with this release:
The current stable distribution:
Proposed updates to the stable distribution:
Stable distribution information (release notes, errata, etc.):
Security announcements and information:
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