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Re: sysklogd: diff for NMU version 1.5-6.1, DELAYED/15

On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 10:46:18AM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hello all,
> sorry for the late answer, I didn't have much time for Debian
> recently.

Unfortunate timing, as the patch has now landed in Debian. :-/

> Stefano Zacchiroli [2011-05-06 14:16 +0200]:
> > Thanks a lot for the review, Guillem. I've looked into it and I see no
> > blockers for letting the DELAYED NMU go ahead. Nonetheless, if Martin or
> > Matt want to update the patch to take into account some of your
> > comments, I'll be happy to sponsor another upload with the updated
> > patch.
> TBH it's pretty obsolete. rsyslog is the standard logging daemon now,
> and since then the kernel also has been fixed to not require root
> privileges for reading (not opening) from /proc/kmsg any more (which
> was the reason for the dd process). So rsyslog never had the nasty dd
> hack, since at that point we rather got the kernel fixed.

The kernel has been fixed in Ubuntu, in Debian, or in upstream?

 - mdz

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