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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
the cost of these things isn't just performance, it's also maintainability (especially if you end up with multiple paths due to this being a configurable option)
Reactive vs. pro-active kernel security
Posted Jul 15, 2011 5:53 UTC (Fri) by naptastic (subscriber, #60139)
I understand and agree with the rejection of these kinds of patches: it's not the kernel's job to fix user-space bugs. But as an option, under debugging or something, could it at least warn, "Hey, app developer, you've left a potential security hole"?
Maybe there's a better way to do this?
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