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Re: Preparing for 0.155
- From: Frank Ch. Eigler <fche at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:26:34 -0400
- Subject: Re: Preparing for 0.155
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 01:44:34PM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > Support for DWZ multifile forms DW_FORM_GNU_ref_alt/strp_alt.
> This is a problematic addition that opens new security issues in the
> tools. [...]
> Doing this in a responsible way needs much more thought, so I think
> the only right thing to do for an imminent release is to disable the
> libdw support entirely.
Mark has posted the dwz patches almost two months ago. It would be
better to make progress toward responsible much more thought than
to vaguely hold it up.