[PATCH] econet: Move to staging; remove from defconfig

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Sun Nov 28 06:38:45 UTC 2010

From: Ben Hutchings <ben at decadent.org.uk>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2010 01:53:35 +0000

> On Sat, 2010-11-27 at 17:26 -0800, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Greg KH <gregkh at suse.de>
>> Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2010 16:21:35 -0800
>> > And I need an ack from the networking maintainer to be able to accept
>> > this also.
>> I'm not applying this, nor do I want anyone else to.
>> If people think this protocol is not maintained adequately
>> right now, wait until you push it into staging.
>> Furthermore, once Phil Blundell was made aware of security
>> holes in econet he fixed them within a few days.  Which is
>> much better than I can say for some of the other protocols
>> and filesystems in the tree.
> Those bugs were present for years and would have been obvious to anyone
> who cared to read the code.  While I very much appreciate Phil's quick
> response, I don't think this reactive maintenance is enough.

These same arguments could for be made for RDS.  Look at all the
hellacious awful obvious crap we've discovered in that code recently.
A simple read would have caught those too, and I don't see it's
maintainer doing such things.

So, you're very much still not convincing Ben, but feel free to keep

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