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    Just came here to nitpick: it's wherein you're...

    Just came here to nitpick: it's wherein you're after, not whereby. (Whereby means "by means of which", wherein means "in which".)

    And overlayfs sounds interesting to me.
    Out of curiousity, does...
  2. QinetiQ stock appears to be headed downwards...

    QinetiQ stock appears to be headed downwards after a short spike. No idea if it's long-term.
    (Cyveillance is a subsidiary of QinetiQ, which seems to be a British defense company, so I'm guessing...
  3. KDBUS...Didn't Linus specifically mention that...

    KDBUS...Didn't Linus specifically mention that when he blacklisted Kay Seivers?

    To all the people saying "Linux is not about choice": Have you built a working kernel by running
    make config yet?
  4. Qualcomm's "contact us" page leaves one in great...

    Qualcomm's "contact us" page leaves one in great doubt who to contact.

    Sent to Qualcomm Public Affairs:
  5. Because your estimates are significantly off. ...

    Because your estimates are significantly off.

    On the musl+tinyX11 system I'm running, libc is 716k, libssl is 372k, libjpeg is 416k, libX11 is 248k, libpng is 188k, libpcre is 148k, libgpm is...
  6. Remember that this is from someone who is very...

    Remember that this is from someone who is very much a perfectionist.
    Rich's take seems to be that it's not suitable for there to be any possibility for anything less than a kernel or hardware bug...
  7. FYI, "Strake" has made a number of contributions...

    FYI, "Strake" has made a number of contributions to toybox (su, grep, nl, and renice).
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    Let's see how the libc versions affect binary...

    Let's see how the libc versions affect binary compatability...
    glibc (libc6): 2.x is likely to not run stuff compiled with 2.x+1; 2.x+1 can run stuff compiled with 2.x.
    eglibc: same, except you can...
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    Three kernel overflows in pf? I can't find a...

    Three kernel overflows in pf?
    I can't find a trace of those online, so you had better have a source for that.

    FBI agents...illegally copied GPL code sans copyright notices...to add...
  10. If anyone is doubting this, the way to check...

    If anyone is doubting this, the way to check would be something like

    nm $LIB_OF_INTEREST |grep -A 15 osTestBackdoorATI
    Every 'U ....' until the next function name is used in osTestBackdoorATI.
    ...
  11. https://github.com/idunham/tinyxserver is my git...

    https://github.com/idunham/tinyxserver is my git repo, yes.
    To go with it, I use https://github.com/idunham/tinyxlib.
    The starting point was Amigo's project...
  12. Ah, thanks. The version I'm dealing with has...

    Ah, thanks. The version I'm dealing with has FreeType disabled (fontfile/ffcheck.c and fontfile/register.c have references to it, but it isn't turned on).
  13. I'm the guy who ends up backporting CVE fixes...

    I'm the guy who ends up backporting CVE fixes from X.org to "tinyX", which is a little project (based on a modified xorg-server 1.2.??) used for some of the smallest Puppy-related graphical live cds....
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    False. I happen to have a copy of the GPL2...

    False. I happen to have a copy of the GPL2 shipped with GNU binutils, and it says (section 9)

    It is clear that in the absence of the "any later version" provision (which is what "This software is...
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    There are three possible interpretations of the...

    There are three possible interpretations of the situation:
    1: The distro couldn't take legitimate criticism;
    2: They were hairtrigger and mistook the poster for a troll;
    3: The poster was rightly...
  16. Along the same lines as Sergio, Rob Landley once...

    Along the same lines as Sergio, Rob Landley once commented on how reverse-engineering a binary system would be simpler than re-doing an unreleased port of GPL code.
  17. @zester: Yes, there is a difference between...

    @zester:
    Yes, there is a difference between suggesting suicide and suggesting a hit list.
    But both fall well outside the realms of common decency, and both are crimes in some areas; I suggest that...
  18. FYI: There are more Debian developers working on...

    FYI: There are more Debian developers working on kfreebsd-{amd64,i386} than on arm{el,hf}.

    Anyhow, I'm in the process of incrementing the number of kfreebsd users.
  19. He's not saying that there isn't a majority for...

    He's not saying that there isn't a majority for systemd, he's saying that there isn't a majority for systemd and a separate majority for requiring "a simpler readiness protocol".
  20. I suggest you read...

    I suggest you read https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2013/10/msg01014.html and following as well.
    For those not familiar with the people involved, the poster (Ian Jackson) is the "former...
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