KERNEL - IMPORTANT

Tushar T tush at yahoo.com
Sat Nov 23 19:29:14 PST 2002


Richard Lightman wrote:

>* Adrian Smarzewski <adrians at aska.com.pl> [2002-11-23 17:02]:
>  
>
>>But there are some patches on LFS book for stable releases of packages
>>so maybe some security patches... maybe for the kernel... (?)
>>    
>>
>Without these patches, the packages do not build/run. There is not
>much choice about including them.
>
Not true, some patches such as the gzip patch are to fix security 
problems. There is no harm in including patches to stable versions if 
the patch fix some specific problems.

>Including the patches as part of the book will take time, and searching
>the book for security related changes sounds like far to much effort.
>
There is no harm in adding patches to the book as and when they are 
reported.

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Tushar Teredesai
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