Re: Regex update
At Fri, 27 Dec 2002 00:15:25 -0500,
Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 26, 2002 at 09:58:34PM -0800, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 26, 2002 at 09:35:30PM -0600, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > > Any objections?
> > > Not an objection, but I'd *suggest* you don't do this; the most important
> > > thing to do to glibc at this point is to *fix* it (#174267, #167909 and
> > > arm building at least, afaict), and the easiest and most reliable way to
> > > do that is to make the minimal changes needed, and leave it at that.
> > The reason I mentioned that one is that it's another localised fix to
> > the regex engine which solves an infinite loop problem. I suspect that
> > if it winds up in testing, we'll probably see a critical bug filed about
> > it.
> > Daniel fixed 174267 already. The -9 upload will have the fix.
> > Hmm. For some reason I have in my notes here that 167909 was fixed and
> > should have been closed.
> > The CVS ChangeLog has it:
> > - debian/patches/cvs.dpatch: Update.
> > (Closes: #171550, #170507, #167909)
> > But the one that got committed doesn't for some reasons. I also hadn't
> > noticed it in the build log because it seems that bugs with tags appear
> > near the bottom of the page. I'll have to remember to look there, too.
> I seem to recall GOTO removing it as a result of some discussion...?
Hmm... I forget this issue, and I wonder I joined the discussion about it...
If 167909 is already fixed, I second to close it.