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SubjectRe: [PATCH] gcc 3.5 fixes
On Mon, 2004-07-05 at 21:16, Mark Adler wrote:
> It's not about the copyright. I like the string kept in the object
> code so that I and others can find out where the code is used and what
> version is in use. This in fact turned out to be useful when a
> security vulnerability was found in versions 1.1.3 and earlier and a
> script could search for executables with the offending code.

<-- snip -->

> " inflate 1.1.3 Copyright 1995-1998 Mark Adler "

Did I miss something or are you saying that the version in the kernel
has a security vulnerability?


Jesse Stockall <>

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