Re: user-space unaligned accesses

From: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas_at_hp.com>
Date: 2003-10-09 23:53:34
On Wednesday 08 October 2003 5:36 pm, David Mosberger wrote:
>   Bjorn> The Red Hat concern was specifically about writing to the
>   Bjorn> user tty.
> 
> There are users (other than me ;-) that find the messages helpful.  If
> there is something wrong about the current printing code, I'd rather
> fix that instead (and as Grant pointed out, if someone doesn't like
> the message, prctl can be used to turn it off).  The mail you
> forwarded was unclear on whether there was a real security/correctness
> bug.  If there is, please ask for/provide details.

I did ask Red Hat to post the patch themselves.  I just posted it to
make sure it didn't get completely dropped when I cleaned out my inbox.
Perhaps this will provide an opening for them to give more details :-)

Bjorn

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