Re: [PATCH] sysctl: fix restrict write access to dmesg_restrict
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Mar 30 2012 - 20:52:16 EST
On Sat, 31 Mar 2012 01:50:52 +0200 Richard Weinberger <richard@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Am 31.03.2012 01:43, schrieb Phillip Lougher:
> > Commit bfdc0b4 adds code to restrict access to dmesg_restrict,
> > however, it incorrectly alters kptr_restrict rather than
> > dmesg_restrict.
> > The original patch from Richard Weinberger
> > (https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/3/14/362) alters dmesg_restrict as
> > expected, and so the patch seems to have been misapplied.
> Hmm, indeed.
> Any idea how this could happen, Andrew?
Presumably someone else fiddled with the file, patch(1) misapplied the
hunk and I didn't notice.
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