[3.0.y, 3.2.y, 3.4.y, 3.5.y] Staging: speakup: fix an improperly-declared variable.

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 08:11:26 UTC 2012


Hi Ben and Greg,

Please consider

  4ea418b8b2fa Staging: speakup: fix an improperly-declared variable

for application to the 3.0.y, 3.2.y, 3.4.y, and 3.5.y stable
trees.  Samuel Thibault (cc-ed) writes[1]:

| Speakup currently has a bug which can lead to a mere crash when using
| its goto function:
|
| "
| You can reproduce the bug by pressing numpad_insert, numpad_asterisk.
| As soon as you start typing a position, for instance 23y,
| the system will crash.
| "
|
| The attached patch is the upstream fix for it.

The driver entered mainline with that bug during the 2.6.37 merge
window, so earlier kernels shouldn't need this.

Thanks,
Jonathan

[1] http://bugs.debian.org/685953



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