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From: xyon <xyon@×××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] org-x11 GLSA 200509-07. Is bug #96053 fixed in -r3? (black icons)
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 00:37:21
Message-Id: ME-1EFLAf-0002zm-3L@indigorobot.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] org-x11 GLSA 200509-07. Is bug #96053 fixed in -r3? (black icons) by William Kenworthy
Placing demands on the devs who donate their time for this community is
not exactly the way of going about it. Finding a way to help those devs
is a better path to a solution. ;)

On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 07:28 +0800, William Kenworthy wrote:
> I'm using the workaround of manually deleting the problem patch during > the build. > > The problem for gentoo that I see is that with the removal of -r1 (and > xfree being the only viable alternative is not available either), gentoo > does not have a usable desktop for those actually using it in > production, so this should be viewed as a serious issue that requires > active resolution - just leaving this issue in place until we catch up > with upstream means this is going to become a running sore for gentoo. > > We (the users) need a stable, secure, and working X. > > BillK > > > > On Tue, 2005-09-13 at 11:03 -0400, Seemant Kulleen wrote: > > On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 06:59:21AM +0800, W.Kenworthy wrote: > > > Re the xorg-x11 GLSA 200509-07. Is bug #96053 fixed in -r3? The -r2 > > > version is unusable for me because of this. > > > > > > According to the bug its resolved, fixed upstream, but there is no > > > detail which versions of xorg it applies to. > > > > > > BillK > > > > Hi Bill, > > > > -r3 is just a simple security bump from -r2, so it should have all the > > characteristics of -r2 except for that buffer overflow issue with pixmap > > memory requests. So yeah, you'll still see black icons, but please do > > track the upstream bug: > > https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3781 > > > > Thanks, > > > > Seemant > -- > William Kenworthy <billk@×××××××××.au> > Home!
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