[CentOS] Re: nss_ldap (was Re: Could this be an advantage of CentOS
over the PNAELV distribution?_
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Jun 18 18:38:08 UTC 2008
on 6-18-2008 6:34 AM Johnny Hughes spake the following:
> Meenoo Shivdasani wrote:
>>> There is a bug with nss_ldap and bash32 ... I created a new RPM for the
>>> nss_ldap that is currently in our testing repo.
>> I was wondering if that RPM includes the security fixes detailed in
> Yes, it contains all the pathces for that issue and has a work around
> for the bash32 issue.
> Note: This file is in our testing repo and will not be released on the
> ISOs or in the Updates repo ... but will be in the release notes and can
> be used by users who would LIKE to try it.
> We also created a kernel for bz321111 that is in testing repo as well
> (that is fixed in 5.2).
> CentOS routinely creates patched RPMs like these to make available to
> our users (and upstream users / testers if they want). We also actively
> submit and track bugs and patches (if we have a fix) to the upstream
> bugzilla all the time. However, we do NOT roll these fixes in until
> they come down from upstream ... as we aim for binary compatibility,
> even for bugs. That is the only way to ensure things work the same. We
> also want to make the entire EL codebase better, not fork our EL
> codebase away from upsream like Oracle does with unbreakable linux.
> Johnny Hughes
I am sure that RH appreciates it also. The fact that CentOS contributes so
much probably give them a "favored stepchild" status, instead of just a user.
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