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Sep 13, 2005, 5:30 PM
Placing demands on the devs who donate their time for this community is
Re: org-x11 GLSA 200509-07. Is bug #96053 fixed in -r3? (black icons)
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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.
> 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 [at] iinet>
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