WayToBlue: Trollin4Colon: The Olympic shot-putter?You're thinking of Torvald Utne.Do you not even skim the briefings in your inbox?
Benjimin_Dover: Phil Payne: Torvalds is correct in every point in this. If a program works before a kernel commit and doesn't afterwards it is obviously the kernel fix that broke things. What the maintainer is doing is like saying a car was running just fine until you put water in the gas tank and start blaming the radio because the car wont run.Just out of curiosity...if a program has worked for a very long time by doing something that it should never had been able to do, say by exploiting a known bug in the OS. And then along comes a patch that fixes the bug in the OS and the program stops working, that is considered something to be avoided because it "breaks a userspace application" and therefore is bad?
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