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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] kconfig: Avoid buffer underrun in choice input
    On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 06:42:56PM +0100, 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.

    No-one has heard from Roman Zippel in several years.
    I have suggested Michal Marek to take over the maintainer
    role - as he in practice is the kconfig maintainer.


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