Some perspective for the timeline..
Posted Oct 26, 2006 13:46 UTC (Thu) by jond
In reply to: Some perspective for the timeline..
Parent article: Local root exploit in NVidia driver
The distributions only switched to X.org from XFree86 in mid-2004 (Debian's first release with X.org instead of XFree86 is due /this/ december). It is hardly suprising that Nvidia wasn't reading every bug in the X.org bugzilla before the dust had settled.
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