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Re: it's very foolish to force user to install security update




On Sat 05 Jan 2019 at 03:01:49 (+0000), Long Wind wrote:
> i'm waiting jessie installer to download kernel from security.debian.org, file size is 34.1M, it may take more than 2 hours
> jessie installer has just downloaded kernel from a mirror i choose, it's fast, but security.debian.org is slow
> early debian installer allow user to choose whether to install security update
> i hope debian developer can read this message

Two things. 1. You can choose whether you want security updates at
install time. (There may be a default value unless you use expert
mode.) You can comment the security line(s) in /etc/apt/sources.list
any time you like.

2. You can ^C out of the upgrade process any time you like. When you
decide to repeat it, apt will automatically carry on downloading from
where it was with no waste of time/bandwidth.

Cheers,
David.