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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:

> On Iau, 2004-08-19 at 17:07, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > Cdrtools is is code freeze state. This is why I say the best idea is to remove
> > this interface change from the current Linux kernel and wait until there will
> > be new cdrtools alpha for 2.02 releases. These alpha could get support for uid
> > switching. If Linux then would again switch the changes on, it makes sense.
>
> While Sun did spend a year refusing to fix security holes I found - for
> "compatibility reasons" - long ago back when I was a sysadmin at NTL,
> the Linux world does not work that way.

Unless you tell us what kind of "security holes" you found _and_ when this has
been, it looks like a meaningless remark.

Jörg

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