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Re: Bug#500358: Fix found

severity 500358 important

On Sat, Nov 08, 2008 at 11:54:38PM +0100, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 06:24:57PM +0100, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> > As this affects a major part of all SPARC machines, I really think this is release
> > critical and the bug severity should be upgraded again. If you don't disagree strongly
> > I will upgrade it in the next days.
> OK, since there was no opposition and there is still no explaination on
> why this bug was donwgraded in the first place I'm upgrading it back to the 
> initial severity. 

There is only a small fraction of machines affected, so this is not RC.

> What's the best way forward on this issue? I'm a bit hesitant on just preparing
> an NMU for the kernel, for obvious reasons. It would much prefer it, if a member
> of the kernel team would take care of appling the patch.

I fail to find anything near this patch in upstream (Linus' tree), which
would be the first target. So please provide commit IDs along with
patches. If you want to force us to apply patches which does not follow
our guidelines, you have to ask CTTE.


Beam me up, Scotty!

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