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Bug#474648: please re-enable CONFIG_SECCOMP, it's harmless (and needed)

On Mon, Apr 07, 2008, maximilian attems wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 11:21:24AM +0200, Sam Hocevar wrote:
> >    Okay, but I'm not asking for CONFIG_SECCOMP_DISABLE_TSC, just
> > CONFIG_SECCOMP, which is completely harmless (unless you can tell me
> > where the harm is).
> it adds useless bloat.

   It is not useless, I maintain a package that needs it.

> the SECCOMP_DISABLE_TSC is crazy, that is adding a couple of
> instructions to the hottest scheduler path.

   Again, I am not asking for SECCOMP_DISABLE_TSC.

> why would we diverge from upstream?
> what's that nonesense.
> each distribution is free to choose and adapt it's .config.

   I am not complaining about diverging from upstream, which is a
perfectly natural thing to do. I am complaining about diverging from
upstream for your own political agenda that you have no right to enforce
using your Debian hat if it violates our social contract.

> if it had users we already would have been notified.

   Oh please. It's really depressing to spend so much time creating a
proper package, and seeing that the people who have the power to help
make it work do not wish to do so for obscure reasons. If you have a
personal grudge against seccomp, maybe you can let someone else in the
team activate it?


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