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Re: Security flaw in EDE; new release plans

From: YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu
Subject: Re: Security flaw in EDE; new release plans
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 10:46:30 +0900
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>>>>> On Mon, 09 Jan 2012 17:52:45 +0800, Chong Yidong <address@hidden> said:

> YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu <address@hidden> writes:
>> The latest Emacs 23 Mac port contains some backported patches for
>> redisplay bugs that was found in the trunk (revno 106534,
>> 106517(Bug#10119), 106357, 106345(Bug#9496), 106279(Bug#9947),
>> 106223, and 106220).  They can be used as candidates.  Among them,
>> I think at least revno 106534 and 106357 should be backported to
>> the emacs-23 branch because otherwise users may occasionally see
>> very strange results

> Thanks.  It's certainly prudent to fix all those unitialized
> variable bugs.  Committed except for 106517, which I'm going to
> stare at for a bit longer.

I'd give revno 106677 (Bug#8992, wrong mouse highlight background
ascent and height in the `xft' font backend) as another candidate.
This is not a critical bug, but looks visually odd and the fix is safe
to install (the drawing functions in the other font backend drivers
already do so).

                                     YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu

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