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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] kdesu broken


    On Mon, 27 Jul 2009, Alan Cox wrote:
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    > 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.

    Linus


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