[PATCH] Re: [1.5] ls -l on /cygdrive/d doesn't work

David Engraf david.engraf@sysgo.com
Thu May 28 07:02:00 GMT 2009

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 12:41:03PM +0200, David Engraf wrote:
>> I have fixed the error in ntea.cc handling the return value of 
>> NTQueryEaFile. This patch is only needed for the 1.5 release. Maybe this 
>> error should be considered as critical due to uninitialized stack usage 
>> of the variable fea when the function returned an error.
>> 2009-05-26 David Engraf <david.engraf@sysgo.com>
>> 	* ntea.cc (read_ea): Fix error handling and avoid using
>> 	uninitialized stack.
> Thanks for the patch but this will have to be a known limitation of
> 1.5.x.  We don't plan on making any new releases before 1.7 is rolled
> out.
> cgf

But this could be a security problem and as long as we don't have 
released the 1.7 we should continue fixing critical parts because most 
of the users are using the stable version.

- David

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