maillog: 19/06/2006-17:15:37(-0700): Robin H. Johnson types > On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 05:00:41PM -0700, infowolfe wrote: > > >Kernel headers being the virtual/linux-headers dependency that Georgi > > >mentioned. `uname -r` works, but is annoying because you can't build > > >for a kernel other than the one you're running. > > Which only applies to kernel modules, not things like gnupg that don't > > REALLY need kernel sources in order to function. > Gnupg builds it's secure memory functionality differently based on what > is available from the kernel. All of the possible APIs are available in > the headers, but depending on what the kernel is configured as, affects > which of the APIs provide secure memory blocks. > > With GnuPG, it happens that on older LiveCDs, the kernel that is running > from the LiveCD doesn't offer what it wants, but the one that you would > be rebooting to does. > > Could upstream have handled it better? Yes, most definitely. Did they? > No, not yet. We're stuck picking up the pieces.
What does upstream have to do with the decision to "chmod u+s,go-r /usr/bin/gpg" or not? -- (* Georgi Georgiev (* YAAH! DEATH TO OATMEAL! -- Calvin (* *) [EMAIL PROTECTED] *) *) (* http://www.gg3.net/ (* (*
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