zlib advisory ?

Clemens Kirchgatterer clemens at thf.ath.cx
Thu Mar 14 23:58:26 PST 2002


On Thu, 14 Mar 2002 22:09:13 -0800
"Carsten P. Gehrke" <Carsten at rollinghorse.com> wrote:

> What should we do with the kernel?

[..]

> In short, is the zlib defect a problem for the kernel?

i do not think so. AFAIK the kernel uses zlib only for decompressing
itself on bootup. as this is a very "defined" action, i wouldn't expect
it to fail, only because this bug has been found. but of course i could
be wrong.

clemens
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