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SubjectRe: [Regression] kdesu broken
On Fri, 24 Jul 2009 17:21:45 +0200
"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:

> On Friday 24 July 2009, Ray Lee wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 4:45 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki<rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:
> > > A recent kernel change broke kdesu (from KDE 4.2) on my test boxes. ISTR a
> > > discussion about that, but I can't find it right now. Any clues?
> >
> > See the thread starting here: ("possible regression with pty.c commit")
> > http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/11/125
>
> Thanks for the pointer.
>
> Well, I thought we were expected to avoid breaking existing user space, even
> if that were buggy etc.

I don't know where you got that idea from. Avoiding breaking user space
unneccessarily is good but if its buggy you often can't do anything about
it.

Alan


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