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SubjectRe: on exit xterm totally wrecks linux 2.4.11 to 2.4.14-pre6 (unkillable processes)
On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Nick LeRoy wrote:

> Yeah, I think that I know what I'm talking about. The question
> was: Should devfs be fixed, or should xterm be fixed.

If any random malicious user can crash the machine through
devfs, I think the answer to this question is quite obvious.

The security hole should be fixed.

Rik
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