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From: William Kenworthy <billk@...>
Subject: Re: org-x11 GLSA 200509-07. Is bug #96053 fixed in -r3? (black icons)
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 07:28:56 +0800
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
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