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Re: [SRU] update for powertop in 6.0.1

On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 11:59:51AM +0100, Patrick Winnertz wrote:
> Hey,
> I would like to close one important bug in powertop, which affects the usage 
> on newer kernels (e.g. 2.6.37), as powertop will segfault on such kernels 
> due to too small buffer (see #610101).
> Please see my attached patch for powertop 1.11-1+squeeze1

Impressive design.  What would happen if it skips half of the "config"?  I
agree that not segfaulting is incredibly better than segfaulting, but like
this the remaining bunch of lines will be silently ignored?

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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