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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/4] lib: Update LZ4 compressor module based on LZ4 v1.7.2.
On 01/08/2017 12:25 PM, Greg KH wrote:
>On Sat, Jan 07, 2017 at 05:55:42PM +0100, Sven Schmidt wrote:
>> This patch updates LZ4 kernel module to LZ4 v1.7.2 by Yann Collet.
>> The kernel module is inspired by the previous work by Chanho Min.
>> The updated LZ4 module will not break existing code since there were alias
>> methods added to ensure backwards compatibility.
> Meta-comment. Does this update include all of the security fixes that
> we have made over the past few years to the lz4 code? I don't want to
> be adding back insecure functions that will cause us problems.
> Specifically look at the changes I made in 2014 in this directory for an
> example of what I am talking about here.

Hi Greg,

it doesn't. I didn't have that in mind until now.
But I had a look at the related commits after I received your E-Mail and will review what I have to change
(and, obviously, do the changes :)).



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