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Re: [PATCH 0/2] Fix a couple issues in moddep parsing

From: Daniel Kiper
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] Fix a couple issues in moddep parsing
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 16:06:48 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

On Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 08:54:59PM -0600, Glenn Washburn wrote:
> The first patch fixes an OOB read bug and the second outputs a less confusing
> error to the user when the moddep.lst line is too long. Really it would be
> better to support lines of unlimited length, but I'm not motivated to add 
> that.
> The condition under which these issues are triggered should never really 
> happen
> because no module (currently) has enough dependencies to generate such long
> lines in moddep.lst. I was triggering this under some odd conditions where
> the all_video module dependency line contained all grub modules. So I think
> having a max length for moddep.lst lines is reasonable at this point.

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