[Pm-utils] pm-utils 1.1.2 released

Victor Lowther victor.lowther at gmail.com
Tue May 27 05:11:43 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-05-27 at 01:53 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> 2008/5/26 Victor Lowther <victor.lowther at gmail.com>:
> >
> >
> >  * If you are running pm-utils on a system that has a video card with a
> > driver that is smart enough to handle quirks by itself, pm-utils will no
> > longer attempt to run its video quirks.  Thanks, Matthew Garrett.
> >
> Unfortunately, the changes from the vlowther-binary-video-quirks
> branch completely broke the command line parameter handling, resulting
> in failing suspends (I guess it's
> 6ddd3b7eec599bf29ac1b4a5c61a153708c202a9) :-(
> See the attached logs and how --quirk-vbe-post,
> --quirk-vbemode-restore failed to be stored and applied.
> I also think the parameter handling code is really ugly. Creating
> files named after the parameter doesn't look that safe to me (try to
> run pm-suspend --../../foo), as we don't do any sanitizing before
> writing the parameters.
> Maybe storing all parameters as content *in* a file would be better.
> Given the severity of this breakage, I'd say we have to release a
> fixed version asap.

Indeed.  Fix comitted to the repo, and I will release tonight.

> Cheers,
> Michael
Victor Lowther
Ubuntu Certified Professional

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