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Re: NBD 2.7.4

On Sat, May 28, 2005 at 07:35:24AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> It's been pointed out to me that NBD 2.7.4 contains one rather important
> fix in nbd-server.c, one which should, if possible, still get into
> sarge.

> Unfortunately, NBD 2.7.4 also contains a rather high number of code
> changes on nbd-client. These are mostly code cleanups and some things
> rearranged without functional changes; however, as the patch to
> nbd-client.c is rather large, it's hard to be 100% sure.

Yeah, this lack of certainty makes me reluctant to approve such a large

> For your convenience, I've attached a diff between NBD 2.7.3-2 and NBD
> 2.7.4-1, edited so that autotools-generated files don't appear in it.
> Please review it and let me know whether you'll push this version to
> testing (the easiest way to proceed, but perhaps not the most
> appropriate one) or whether you would rather have me prepare a version
> for testing-proposed-updates that contains just the fix to nbd-server.c

> (There is no RC bug filed against this change; but as it could result in
> a DoS, it could just as well be the case)

I think I would prefer an upload to t-p-u for this.  The nbd-server change
should be pretty much a no-brainer to backport. :)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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