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Re: Does wireless-tools bug #398018 need fixing before a release?

On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 10:39:18AM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Monday 02 April 2007 10:21, Guus Sliepen wrote:
> > There is a bug in wireless tools making it crash if you use a 64 bit
> > kernel with a 32 bit userland (#398018). The upstream author has
> > offered to release wireless-tools 28.2 containing just a fix for this
> > bug. I know it is very late, and maybe this is not an issue for the
> > installer at all. However, upstream thinks it is important, so let me
> > know if you want this fixed before the release.

> The installer will never run with a 64 bit kernel / 32 bit userland 
> combination, so this is only relevant for the installed system.

> I would suggest not pushing this for the initial Etch release, but to ask 
> the Stable Release Managers to consider the new version for the first 
> point release.

Yes, I agree.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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