matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Mar 16 14:58:57 PST 2005
Robert Connolly wrote:
> This 2.6.11.x series is a mess.
I thought that series was looking quite good myself.
> The -as branch is still following 2.6.10.
> Grsecurity is patching against 2.6.11 mainline. 184.108.40.206 is the latest,
The differences between 2.6.11 mainline and 2.6.11.x shouldn't be too
big, but then I don't know how big the grsecurity patch is so can't
comment (and have no experience on) how often conflicts may occur
between the two.
> And lfs-unstable is still suggesting we use the security fix for the
> capabilities module, which is only partially fixed in 220.127.116.11.
Actually, that text got removed today as we didn't think the patch was
> I also noticed glibc's testsuite has a couple test failures because of changed
> in 2.6.11 kernel and headers. This issue was reported to libc-hackers over a
> month ago and has yet to be resolved.
Why am I not surprised :(
> 18.104.22.168 headers also breaks iptables build. Hopefully the linux-libc-headers
> folks will fix that soon.
Ouch. The linux-libc-headers maintainer is pretty quick to sort stuff
out, assuming someone has reported the breakage to him.
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