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Re: Sparc packages

John Goerzen <jgoerzen@gesundheit.cs.twsu.edu> writes:

> fakeroot -- NEEDS TO BE UPDATED to fix security hole.  I tried
> compiling it (compiled fine) but when I would type, for instance,
> "fakeroot debian/rules clean", it would cause the make process to do
> nothing but eat 90% of CPU.

I looked at this back when this polava was first happening, and, at
least on sparc.netgod.net, the old vulnerable fakeroot demonstrates
the same behaviour as the new fakeroot (i.e. spinlocks).  So the
urgency of this is somewhat moot.


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