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Dude, all I did was correct the record on what they said, not make any claim myself. Why you gotta sweep me up into some drama in your head?
Stable kernel 188.8.131.52
Posted Feb 10, 2010 4:42 UTC (Wed) by spender (subscriber, #23067)
Posted Feb 10, 2010 8:53 UTC (Wed) by chad.netzer (subscriber, #4257)
I personally think Linus's position is more compelling:
Posted Feb 10, 2010 21:07 UTC (Wed) by ballombe (subscriber, #9523)
Linus argues that for most patches, it is unknown whether it fixes a security issue, and so it is misleading to mark a small subset of them as 'security fix', and that cherry-picking patches marked 'security fix' create a false sense of security.
However, the stable kernel team job is precisely to cherry-pick patches, and it can be expected that some of them have been picked because they fix a security issue.
Posted Feb 11, 2010 8:00 UTC (Thu) by chad.netzer (subscriber, #4257)
Posted Feb 11, 2010 10:16 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Posted Feb 11, 2010 18:13 UTC (Thu) by chad.netzer (subscriber, #4257)
Posted Feb 12, 2010 0:03 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
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