From: Andres Salomon
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 00:21:20 EST
2.6.10-as is now in purely maintenance mode; that is, I'll only include
security fixes or quick things that people send me (that don't require
much effort on my part :). This includes the security fix from
18.104.22.168. I'll have 2.6.11-as1 soon, after I sync up w/ Debian stuff
and go through about 800 more changesets. We'll see where 2.6.x.y goes
from there; if feeding patches is easy, then there won't be much need
for -as; otherwise, I'll continue doing it as a vendor base (at least
one person who does vendor kernels has expressed the opinion that they'd
prefer 2.6.x.y to be a bit more liberal than it currently is).
Also, note the email address; I'm trying to phase out usage of my
voxel.net address, as I no longer work there.
The -as tree is intended to include only security and bugfixes, from
various sources. I do not include hardware driver updates
(specifically, anything that changes how the hardware registers
themselves are probed/poked), large subsystem updates, cleanups, and so
on; only fixes that will not contain regressions. The hope is that
vendors/distributors can use this tree as a base for their kernels. It
is also what I'd want a 2.6.x.y tree to have.
The kernel patches can be grabbed from here:
Changes from 2.6.10-as6:
2005-03-10 21:51:49 GMT Andres Salomon <dilinger@xxxxxxxxx> patch-155
2005-03-10 21:50:21 GMT Andres Salomon <dilinger@xxxxxxxxx> patch-154
[SECURITY] sys_epoll_wait contains an integer overflow; see
2005-03-10 21:46:21 GMT Andres Salomon <dilinger@xxxxxxxxx> patch-153
[SYSFS] sysfs_write_file assigns the result of fill_write_buffer
signed and returns negative upon error) to an unsigned int.
Andres Salomon <dilinger@xxxxxxxxxx>
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