Some perspective for the timeline..
Posted Oct 17, 2006 8:12 UTC (Tue) by nim-nim
In reply to: Some perspective for the timeline..
Parent article: Local root exploit in NVidia driver
>> The shoker is the length of time it's taken for this problem to be realy
>> made public. The issue has been around since 2004 and it wasn't until July
>> 2006 until a nvidia developer in their forums acknowledged it was a problem
>> and gave it a bug report number.
> I hate binary drivers as much as the next guy, but you are not being fair
> The 2004 report was on xorg bugzilla, but it wasn't reported against nvidia
> drivers, instead against org/Server/General.
And remind us again why nvidia was not reading xorg bugzilla in 2004?
... right, out-of-tree binary drivers and development team dissociated from the FOSS community
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