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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] kconfig: Avoid buffer underrun in choice input
    On 23.4.2011 19:42, 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<>
    > Cc: [2.6.17+]
    > ---
    > Roman has failed to respond to this after 5 weeks and one reminder, so
    > please take it directly.

    I applied this on 8th April, see Please check
    linux-next before reposting patches next time, now I either have to
    rewind the kconfig branch or let Linus merge it with a duplicate commit :-(.


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