X.Org Foundation OFFICIAL SECURITY ADVISORY 2004-09-15
daniel at freedesktop.org
Wed Sep 15 19:15:33 PDT 2004
On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 10:04:17PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 September 2004 19:01, Daniel Stone wrote:
> >On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 02:22:44PM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> >> On Wed, 15 Sep 2004, Leon Shiman wrote:
> >> > I suggest we chalk it up to growing pains. The patch and README
> >> > now available from X.Org have been throughly vetted and are
> >> > official.
> >> What specific URLs have the your official patch and official
> >> README?
> >None. ftp.x.org is bereft of 6.8.1 information, and the only
> > current source is
> > http://freedesktop.org/~xorg/6.8.1-afewmorepatchesareneeded/, whose
> > name still bears quite some explaining.
> Not to mention it doesn't exist according to your server.
> Let me make a suggestion, Daniel. Since I'm apparently wasting my
> time grabbing the single tarball from the 6.8.1/src directory (but
> I'll let it come in anyway in case its good for applying that patch,
> or in case it is the really correct one), why not pull down all but
> the correct files so we cannot get the wrong ones. I think that will
> put a stop to much of the confusion that seems to be running rampant
> here. We are rapidly getting the impression that neither hand knows
> what the other is doing.
http://freedesktop.org/~xorg/X11R6.8.1/src/ exists and carries a 6.8.1
source tree, and nothing else.
Daniel Stone <daniel at freedesktop.org>
freedesktop.org: powering your desktop http://www.freedesktop.org
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