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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kdesu broken
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 08:15:53PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > Quite frankly, I don't understand why I should even have to bring these
> > issues up. You should have tried to fix the problem immediately, without
> > arguing against fixing the kernel. Without blaming user space. Without
> > making idiotic excuses for bad kernel behavior.
> >
> > The fact is, breaking regular user applications is simply not acceptable.
> > Trying to blame kernel breakage on the app being "buggy" is not ok. And
> > arguing for almost a week against fixing it - that's just crazy.
>
> I've been working on fixing it. I have spent a huge amount of time
> working on the tty stuff trying to gradually get it sane without breaking
> anything and fixing security holes along the way as they came up. I spent
> the past two evenings working on the tty regressions.
>
> However I've had enough. If you think that problem is easy to fix you fix
> it.
>
> Have fun.
>
> I've zapped the tty merge queue so anyone with patches for the tty layer
> can send them to the new maintainer.

Do you have a pointer to your previous queue before you zapped it so
that others might be able to pick it up?

thanks,

greg k-h


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