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Re: RM: linux-grsec -- ROM; unmaintainable/unmaintained upstream

Hi all,

On 18-04-11 17:05:25, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On Wed, 2018-04-11 at 15:40 +0200, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > you are right here. Would you mind to prepare some kind of announcement for
> > the users?
> Sure, here it is:
> ====
> The linux-grsec package has been dropped from Debian unstable and backports.
> The Grsecurity patch is not available publicly anymore. Until December last
> year a forward-port of the last 4.9 public patch was maintained unofficially


  Could we use 2017 here, please?

> by Mathias Krause. That port was stopped at 4.9.74 because of the inclusion in
> 4.9.75 of the KAISER feature fixing the Meltdown vulnerability. The feature is
> really invasive and merging KAISER with Grsecurity unofficially wasn't deemed
> possible, which means the linux-grsec can't be updated anymore.
> ====
> Right now I don't have any other solution than going back to mainline and
> hoping KSPP features are integrated.

Thanks for your work,

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