Re: libgtop2 fixed packages available (solves applet mess).
On Sun, 2003-06-08 at 10:03, Sven Luther wrote:
> First a quick hack to make the libraries be included again, then fixing
> all the rest of the mess, and then we can do cosmetic improvement.
The soname isn't cosmetic. In theory third-party software (outside of
Debian) might be using libgtop, and a soname change would break that.
> remember, i am not the upstream author, i don't really think it is my
> place to do extensive changes in the libgtop2 packaging.
What you should do is take the old version and just apply the diff from
src/daemon/gnuserv.c to fix the buffer overflow.