Re: Bug#816077: ruby2.3: FTBFS on m68k - Segmentation fault at 0x5f583332
On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 1:08 AM, Christian Hofstaedtler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <email@example.com> [160327 23:00]:
>> Here's an updated patch which contains the actual changes that upstream
>> committed to the git repository to close the upstream bug 12118 .
>> Would be possible to cherry-pick this fix from upstream until the
>> changes have been backported to ruby2.3?
> We're waiting for a whole list of more important issues to be
> backported to the 2.3 branch (there haven't been any backports or
> point releases so far).
> I really don't want to add another patch except for critical issues
> (and that are likely to be applied to 2.3) at this point - so ... No.
"tail call overwriting the (non-existing) argument" sounds like a security
issue that may be exploitable, even on non-m68k.
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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