Bug#605090: Updated patch
On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 09:56:35PM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On mer., 2011-01-26 at 14:54 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 01:29:14PM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > > On mer., 2011-01-26 at 08:25 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 06:32:50PM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > > > > +++ debian/config/amd64/grsec/config (revision 0)
> > > > Remove, no real settings here.
> > > What do you mean by “real” settings? PAX_PER_CPU_PGD is enabled by
> > > UDEREF and TASK_SIZE_MAX_SHIFT is set to 42 on amd64 because of how it
> > > has been implemented without segmentation.
> > Real settings can be modified by the user, this two can't.
> I still don't get it.
Use menuconfig. Try to modify the values.
> > You will need a git repository in the future. So please start with it.
> I was kind-of waiting for the git linux-2.6 transition. I contacted Ben
> Hutchings about his linux-2.6 tree on git.debian.org but he told me to
> rather directly request to join the alioth project and don't wait for
> the transition to happen.
Please start with it. I don't want random code drops _right_ _now_.
> > > As I already pointed out on the first mail, Brad Sprengler has already
> > > said he wasn't interested in upstreaming stuff.
> > What Brad wants or don't want is irrelevant here. While the patch policy
> > for the main kernel is rather strict, other featuresets can incorporate
> > more changes. However this is no free ticket to push anything into it.
Okay. Then I set the rules:
* The patch must be minimal. This means:
- Arbitrary fixes must go to mainline.
- No style changes in random code.
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