kern/67919: Why nobody take serious to fix this bug?

Maxim Konovalov maxim at
Mon Oct 31 03:50:17 PST 2005

The following reply was made to PR kern/67919; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Maxim Konovalov <maxim at>
To: "Cai, Quanqing" <caiquanqing at>
Cc: freebsd-current at, bug-followup at,
        Edwin Groothuis <edwin at>, Igor Sysoev <is at>,
        Uwe Doering <gemini at>
Subject: Re: kern/67919: Why nobody take serious to fix this bug?
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 14:42:03 +0300 (MSK)

 On Sun, 30 Oct 2005, 21:28-0800, Cai, Quanqing wrote:
 > Today I happened to read this message on freebsd-stable:
 > After I read all messages and related links, I feel so frustrating,
 > why nobody take serious to fix this bug even we have a patch for it?
 > I can repeat this bug on 7.0-CURRENT and 6.0-RC1 easily as a normal
 > user! System goes no response so I have to power cycle it. The patch
 > made by Uwe Doering actually works well. This bug looks like a
 > security hole to me:( If you guys don't like this patch, please give
 > out a reason and come out a better patch or solution.
 I was told the patch is incorrect.  It works in certain cases but
 incorrect in general.
 Maxim Konovalov

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