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Re: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 25.3 released

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 25.3 released
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:46:38 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> What do we not put a "vulnerability" package onto ELPA, then install this
> by default. This way, new emacs releases would provide an automatic
> mechanism for fixing vulnerabilities. And, for old Emacs, the advice would
> be "M-x package-install vulnerability".

I wouldn't call it "vulnerability" since it sounds like you're willingly
installing a backdoor.  But having a "security-patches" package might
make sense.


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