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Re: gpxlogger (x: ✘3.23 is near. Please test!)

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: gpxlogger (x: ✘3.23 is near. Please test!)
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2021 18:41:12 -0700

Yo Fred!

On Sun, 1 Aug 2021 16:13:34 -0700 (PDT)
Fred Wright <> wrote:

> > It should fall out the mainloop() on timeout from the daemon.  Did you
> > test that case?  
> It hung for over half an hour, with a ^C about 10 minutes in.

How did you do this test?

> > No, 3.22 has several CWE, which I would hate to get escalated to a
> > CVE.  
> Sure, but introducing a serious operational bug affecting ordinary
> use, just to fix a theoretical bug that's EXTREMELY difficult to
> trigger in practice, and in a nonprivileged program at that, hardly
> seems like progress.

As bad as the automated bung finders are, they need to be listened to.
Just cause it takes a few tries does not mean I give up right away.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703  Tel:+1 541 382 8588

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