Subject: Re: IceWM in pkgsrc-2003Q4
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org,>
From: Alistair Crooks <email@example.com>
Date: 01/04/2004 09:34:22
On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 08:33:15PM +0100, R. Braun wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 11:47:53AM -0700, Bruce J.A. Nourish wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 07:14:37PM +0100, R. Braun wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > IceWM (wm/icewm) was updated yesterday in the pkgsrc cvs branch. Why isn't the
> > > pkgsrc-2003Q4 branch up to date as well ? (i'm not blaming anyone, just want to
> > > know :). Thanks.
> > 2003Q4 will only be updated for security fixes.
> > --
> > Bruce J.A. Nourish <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://bjan.freeshell.org
> IceWM was updated because of a memory leak that could lead to XFree86 crashing.
> The memory leak is in icewmbg, which handles the background image, which can
> take several MB of memory. This means each time you switch your desktop, you
> loose that amount of memory. It can almost be considered as a security problem.
I've pulled the new version up to the branch, but I prefer to let
pullups mature on the trunk for a while.
Alistair Crooks <email@example.com>