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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kdesu broken

On Mon, 27 Jul 2009, Alan Cox wrote:
> Nor can we revert several patches because the ppp stuff means going back
> to about 2.6.28 or so for the entire tty layer plus some of the DoS and
> null pointer races go back to 2.2 or 2.0 8(.

The thing is, breaking ppp and reverting at least to 2.6.30 behavior.
Since it's better than the _current_ breakage.

> We can use the two line slightly imperfect quickfix which people reported
> does fix their problem and I'm tempted to go with that for 2.6.31 because
> it works for the real world cases that matter.

Umm. Which ones? People have reported kdesu and emacs breaking. Last I
saw, the emacs breakage wasn't fixed by any of the patches seen so far.


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