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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
I assume this means that this update fixes the very, very nasty x86-64 exploit (re)-discovered a few days ago?
Stable kernel updates
Posted Sep 20, 2010 23:52 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Posted Sep 21, 2010 2:02 UTC (Tue) by roelofs (guest, #2599)
Heck, it would make a good Kernel-page (or Security-page?) story. Hint hint, Jon/Jake ...
Posted Sep 21, 2010 10:04 UTC (Tue) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Posted Sep 21, 2010 10:08 UTC (Tue) by epa (subscriber, #39769)
Intermittent double-execution of completely arbitrary instructions. How the hell Al managed to debug *that* I have no idea, but I imagine it would make a good fireside story.
marking known security fix as such
Posted Sep 21, 2010 10:50 UTC (Tue) by Trou.fr (subscriber, #26289)
The 32bit compatibility issue has been actively exploited and not a single word about it in the announcement...
Posted Sep 21, 2010 12:06 UTC (Tue) by spender (subscriber, #23067)
Some reading material:
That should be enough to get you started.
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