[klibc] curious unpacking issue

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Apr 10 09:16:37 PDT 2006

Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On 4/10/06, H. Peter Anvin <hpa at zytor.com> wrote:
>> Aaron Griffin wrote:
>>> For now I will attempt with the git tree.  Assuming this works, I may
>>> end up diff-ing the init/ code for the vanilla tree, just to see where
>>> it stands.
>>> Yeah, I know I'm trying things that haven't been tested, but, in a
>>> way, I enjoy that.
>> Heh.  It probably isn't that hard to backport to 2.6.16, but use the git
>> tree (which is currently based off 2.6.17-rc1) as a basis.
>> Anyway, the sooner we can get remaining bugs smoked out the sooner we
>> can get this into -mm and then into mainstream.  I think we have a
>> pretty good chance of getting this merged into mainstream during the
>> 2.6.18-rc1 merge window.
> That's great news - do you maintain some sort of bug-list somewhere? 
> I'd be willing to help track things down.  While I have a fairly
> vanilla system at the moment (ide+reiser), I have a spare box I've
> been meaning to throw some overly complex raid+lvm+encrypted root
> setup on.  I'd be willing to test some of the more obscure filesystems
> too, if you need help there.

No formal bug list yet, although I really should ask to have a category 
set up on bugzilla.kernel.org.


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