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

Ben Hutchings ben at decadent.org.uk
Sun Sep 9 18:13:04 UTC 2012


On Mon, 2012-09-03 at 01:11 -0700, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> 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

Yes, I saw the bug report.  Queued up for 3.2, thanks.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
Time is nature's way of making sure that everything doesn't happen at once.
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