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SubjectRe: Unexecutable Stack / Buffer Overflow Exploits...
On Thu, 30 Dec 1999, Horst von Brand wrote:

> > Thats why it should be a kernel *option*. Then everyone can enable it
> > except you.
>
> That's why it should stay a separate patch: If you want it, you get
> it. When it gets useless, there is no pain in dropping it.

Is this a plead for dropping all rz1000, cmd640, "soundblaster cdromdrive"
and other "useless" drivers from the kernel source ?
How many people will actually use ham radio ?
If you look at it this way you can strip over 80 % of all options from
kernelsource, just because it's useless for a vast majority of linux
users.
I bet you have a windows 95 CD with just the DLLs on it you personally use
as well ?

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