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FS#1769 - libevent warn-if-forked-from-the-event-loop.patch breaks programs

Attached to Project: CRUX
Opened by li (phi) - Thursday, 12 September 2019, 06:23 GMT
Last edited by Fredrik Rinnestam (frinnst) - Thursday, 12 September 2019, 17:37 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category ports → core/opt
Status Closed
Assigned To Juergen Daubert (jue)
Operating System CRUX
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.5
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

The libevent port has a security patch that was introduced by mistake, it causes malfunctions of programs using it, e.g. links unable to fork external programs. The patch has been reverted in the upstream[1], so I think it should be removed here too.


[1]https://github.com/libevent/libevent/commit/ddacaef59ab6808a0801007d0a681f2415af4871
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Closed by  Fredrik Rinnestam (frinnst)
Thursday, 12 September 2019, 17:37 GMT
Reason for closing:  Invalid

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