Re: Linux 2.4.30-pre3

From: Alan Cox
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 15:49:44 EST

> o Cset exclude: solar@xxxxxxxxxxxx|ChangeSet|20041125155150|65356
> o Allow lseek on SCSI tapes
> o Allow lseek on osst to keep tar --verify happy

This seems odd since the scsi tape drives don't support lseek and the
driver changes to correctly block it were part of the security fixes for
lseek mishandling in 2.6 ?

Does anyone have the straces of tar breaking and the versions ?

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