Re: Linux 2.4 future

From: Chris Wright
Date: Tue Dec 02 2003 - 16:42:03 EST

* Ville Herva (vherva@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 11:08:53AM -0500, you [Jeff Garzik] wrote:
> > Bug fixes, security errata, and the like will always be OK for 2.4. Just
> > like Alan continues to release new 2.2.x releases, when major bugs are
> > found.
> Which btw invites the question: the recent brk() security fix was ported
> from 2.5 to 2.4, right? Any idea whether it applies to 2.2 (and 2.0), too?

2.2 and 2.0 look ok as they use do_mmap() which has proper checks.

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