new acl tarball release?

Eric Sandeen sandeen at sandeen.net
Tue Dec 30 10:55:35 CST 2008


Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> The current acl 2.2.47 release has a quite nasty bug about following
> symlinks, which is already fixes in the current ptools/cvs/git tree:
> 
> 	http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=499076
> 	http://oss.sgi.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=790
> 
> Any chance we can put out a 2.2.48 release with that fix so that the
> broken version doesn't end up in distros?
> 
> The oss bugzilla also has another patch that needs reviewing.
> 
> AFAICS the same problems symlink walking code is also used in attr,
> so it could use an update, too.

If we can hang on just a bit I see that Fedora is carrying about 6
patches, I'll get those submitted Real Soon Now.

-Eric




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