Commit 145bbf06 authored by Sebastien Delafond's avatar Sebastien Delafond

Document ignored & postponed sub-states a bit more

git-svn-id: svn+ssh://svn.debian.org/svn/secure-testing@54621 e39458fd-73e7-0310-bf30-c45bca0a0e42
parent f4b9a534
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### Issues not warranting a security advisory
These states are reserved to be used for the respective security team.
These states are reserved for use by the LTS and Security Team.
Sometimes an issue might not warrant an (immediate) security advisory since for
example an issue might be minor. When a issue does not warrant an advisory they
are marked with a distribution tag, the `<no-dsa>` state and an explanation.
Sometimes an issue might not warrant an (immediate) security advisory,
for example if its severity is minor. When that's the case, they are
marked with a distribution tag, the `<no-dsa>` state and an
explanation.
Two sub-states exists: `<ignored>` and `<postponed>`.
Furthermore, two sub-states exist: `<ignored>` and `<postponed>`.
If an issue will further be ignored the `<ignored>` state is used.
- if an issue is to be totally ignored, and no updates will be
provided for it, then the `<ignored>` state is used.
If an issue deserves an update via a security advisory, but it is not needed to
release an advisory just because of this issue, rather than `<no-dsa>` the
`<postponed>` state can be used. This state can as well be used, if a fix is
already queued up for a future security advisory and it will be included in
such.
- if an issue deserves an update via a security advisory, but it is
not needed to release an advisory just because of this issue, the
`<postponed>` state can be used instead of a plain `<no-dsa>`.
This state can also be used if a fix is already queued up for
a future security advisory, to be included later.
### `NOTE` and `TODO` entries
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