On Thu, 2012-03-08 at 12:19 +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote: > Hi, > > On 2012-03-02 05:11:58 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > I'm therefore intending to warn about this with the following NEWS > > entry in the linux-image metapackages: > > > > Index: debian/linux-image.NEWS > > =================================================================== > > --- debian/linux-image.NEWS (revision 18757) > > +++ debian/linux-image.NEWS (working copy) > > @@ -1,3 +1,18 @@ > > +linux-latest (44) unstable; urgency=low > > + > > + * The new kernel version includes security restrictions on links, which > > + are enabled by default. These are specified in > > + Documentation/sysctl/fs.txt in the linux-doc-3.2 and linux-source-3.2 > > + packages. > > + > > + These restrictions may cause some legitimate programs to fail. > > + In particular, if the 'at' package is installed, you should either: > > + - Upgrade it to at least version 3.1.13-1 (or a backport of that) > > + or: > > + - Set sysctl fs.protected_hardlinks=0 (see /etc/sysctl.conf) > > + > > + -- Ben Hutchings <email@example.com> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 04:58:24 +0000 > > + > > linux-latest-2.6 (26) unstable; urgency=low > > > > * The old IDE (PATA) drivers are no longer developed. Most PATA > > --- END --- > > > > (Why in the metapackages, you ask? Because apt-listchanges shows NEWS > > from upgraded packages, not new packages.) > > I didn't see anything! (I noticed the change thanks to a diff on > "sysctl -a" output, otherwise I wouldn't be aware of it.) [...] Since 'at' is going to be updated in stable, I added a versioned 'Breaks' instead. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Quantity is no substitute for quality, but it's the only one we've got.
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