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Re: new acl tarball release?

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: new acl tarball release?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 10:55:35 -0600
Cc: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen@xxxxxxx>, Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> The current acl 2.2.47 release has a quite nasty bug about following
> symlinks, which is already fixes in the current ptools/cvs/git tree:
> 
>       http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=499076
>       http://oss.sgi.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=790
> 
> Any chance we can put out a 2.2.48 release with that fix so that the
> broken version doesn't end up in distros?
> 
> The oss bugzilla also has another patch that needs reviewing.
> 
> AFAICS the same problems symlink walking code is also used in attr,
> so it could use an update, too.

If we can hang on just a bit I see that Fedora is carrying about 6
patches, I'll get those submitted Real Soon Now.

-Eric

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