Pierre -- additions to 1.5.12 "changelog"?

Christopher Faylor me@cgf.cx
Thu Oct 28 17:34:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 12:37:54PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>- Properly load registry hives and insure access to system mounts.  (Pierre Humblet)
>Also, now that the trouble with bash PID reuse is identified, I would
>keep the number of handles kept around to its current (1.5.11)
>value. That won't make anything worse.
>Increasing the number won't eliminate the bug, just make it harder to
>detect and fix. 
>In fact once a patched bash is released, we should decrease the number
>of handles! Similar bugs (if any) will then show up with greater
>frequency in other applications, so we can detect and fix them.

Where is our bash maintainer during all of this?  Is he willing to make
a new release?  This is a pretty serious problem which needs to be fixed.

I didn't get the feeling that Chet was all that interested in fixing this
either, for some reason.


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