On Wed, 2011-12-14 at 11:11 +0800, Paul Wise wrote: > On Wed, 2011-12-14 at 02:12 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > > This change is likely to be included in 2.6.32.y and, by default, in our > > next stable point release. As Linus says, this means that unprivileged > > accounts won't be able to run iotop, but this is probably correct > > behaviour. > > Thanks for the heads up. > > > It appears that older versions of iotop do not report this error in a > > helpful way (#644616). So I think that if we apply this change to the > > kernel then iotop should also be updated in stable. > > It appears the iotop patch applies to the stable version with no > changes. Should I prepare an update and propose it to the release team? Please do. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are.
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