Null pointer dereference fix for IR code
On Wed, 2010-09-15 at 17:57 -0700, Brian Rogers wrote:
> Please take a look at this bug report:
> The commit 'UBUNTU: SAUCE: Update ir-core to linuxtv/other which should
> be merged for 2.6.36' has introduced a regression from 2.6.36-rc1 into
> Maverick's kernel. The effects of the bug are that LIRC crashes, the
> kernel produces a NULL pointer dereference oops message, and the remote
> for my tuner doesn't work.
> I produced a patch to fix this and sent it upstream for inclusion in
> 2.6.36, see here:
> Can I get this patch into Maverick before the kernel freeze?
Thanks for the patch, looks sensible. It appears Jarod Wilson has also
Acked the patch . Unfortunately, we've already uploaded our final
Maverick kernels and the entire archive officially freezes in an hour.
Should a last minute upload be required before Maverick officially
releases, this would likely get included. However, at the very least, I
think this does qualify for a Maverick kernel SRU (stable release
update) so I'm therefore providing my Ack for the SRU. I've also gone
ahead and updated the bug description to add the SRU justification.
Acked-by: Leann Ogasawara <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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