Re: [PATCH] sysctl: fix restrict write access to dmesg_restrict

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Sat Mar 31 2012 - 12:13:43 EST

On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 02:58:02AM +0100, Phillip Lougher wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 1:55 AM, Andrew Morton
> <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Presumably someone else fiddled with the file, patch(1) misapplied the
> > hunk and I didn't notice.
> >
> That was my guess, the repeated near identical sysfs entries is
> confusing patch. The stable kernels also suffer from this
> misapplication, but the misapplication is random, for instance I
> noticed here
> that the patch has been misapplied to suid_dumpable. It looks like
> all of the stable kernels need to be separately checked, and if
> necessary different patches need to be generated.

Ok, can someone please do this and send me the patches? I don't exactly
know what you are referring to here to be able to do it myself...

greg k-h
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