Building Whonix from frozen sources, snapshot.debian.org, security discussion

Beginning from Whonix 7.4.0 (not released yet), Whonix’s build script has been adapted to build from snapshot.debian.org instead of from the more popular ftp.us.debian.org. This has pros and cons, which are discussed here:

https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Dev/BuildDocumentation_8#CurrentSources_Builds_.28Optional.29

Patrick started developing Whonix, the Anonymous Operating System in 2012, when quickly others joined efforts. He collected experiences working pseudonymous on Whonix for two years, enjoys collaboratively working on privacy preserving software.

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