Re: arla/heimdal/krb4/cyrus-sasl2 ?
On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 10:36:20AM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 04:09:56PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 12:28:39AM -0500, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> > > Are these four ready to be hinted in together, or am I missing something?
> > According to update_output, at least PostgreSQL needs to go into
> > testing before heimdal can go into testing.
> > PostgreSQL waits for glibc and perl.
> > glibc waits for linux-kernel-headers.
> > perl has a RC bug.
> It also is out of date on mips and m68k.
The problem on mips was a bug in glibc, that was fixed in glibc 2.3.2-8,
so the next time it is tried perl should build on mips.
AFAIK the build failure on m68k was a kernel bug, but my memories might
> And although the patch in 220486 is a nice improvement if it works as
> advertised, I don't think it should be considered RC given that suidperl
> has been using the same flawed security model for years. So getting it
> in sync across archs is more important at this point, IMHO.
I haven't looked into the patch in #220486, but it's also possible that
it's RC and it should even be backported to stable.
But that's the decision of the perl maintainer and the security team.
> Steve Langasek
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