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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] kconfig: Avoid buffer underrun in choice input
    On Sat, 2011-04-23 at 20:04 +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 06:42:56PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
    > > commit 40aee729b350672c2550640622416a855e27938f ('kconfig: fix default
    > > value for choice input') fixed some cases where kconfig would select
    > > the wrong option from a choice with a single valid option and thus
    > > enter an infinite loop.
    > >
    > > However, this broke the test for user input of the form 'N?', because
    > > when kconfig selects the single valid option the input is zero-length
    > > and the test will read the byte before the input buffer. If this
    > > happens to contain '?' (as it will in a mips build on Debian unstable
    > > today) then kconfig again enters an infinite loop.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
    > > Cc: stable@kernel.org [2.6.17+]
    > > ---
    > > Roman has failed to respond to this after 5 weeks and one reminder, so
    > > please take it directly.
    >
    > No-one has heard from Roman Zippel in several years.
    > I have suggested Michal Marek to take over the maintainer
    > role - as he in practice is the kconfig maintainer.

    Can someone please update MAINTAINERS then? What is the point of it if
    people don't update it for years?

    Ben.

    --
    Ben Hutchings
    Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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