Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Andrej Kacian <ticho@g.o>
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 09:43:36
Message-Id: 20050914113703.76c78c50@thelair
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] org-x11 GLSA 200509-07. Is bug #96053 fixed in -r3? (black icons) by
On Tue, 13 Sep 2005 21:56:04 -0500
Barry.SCHWARTZ@×××××××××××××.org wrote:

> "W.Kenworthy" <billk@×××××××××.au> skribis: > > 4. Everybodies requirements are different: unless devs get feedback on > > whats important to users, how would they know. I acknowledge that whats > > important to devs is not neccessarily going to gel for the users, but > > the fact that gentoo now does not have a usable desktop for a large part > > of its user community should be a concern for all. > > You could likely use the upstream version rather than the Gentoo > percolated product. That's what I do with my kernel patches, partly > for similar reasons as what you are dealing with.
Not everyone has the time to play with source tarballs and development utilities. That's why people use Linux distributions, instead of LFS-like approach. -- Andrej "Ticho" Kacian <ticho at gentoo dot org> Gentoo Linux Developer - net-mail, antivirus, amd64