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Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 01:07:25 +0800
From: Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: linux-distros membership application - Microsoft

On Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 11:55:16AM -0500, Tyler Hicks wrote:
> On 2019-06-28 00:42:06, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 04:03:21PM +0200, Solar Designer wrote:
> > > Hi Sasha,
> > > 
> > > Thank you for posting this application.
> > > 
> > > Are you also on security@...?  If so, then on one hand also being on
> > > linux-distros would probably be of less use to you since I suspect most
> > > of the issues relevant to Microsoft are in the Linux kernel, but on the
> > > other hand you could serve as a liaison to that group.
> > 
> > Sasha is not on security@k.o, someone else there is _supposed_ to be the
> > liason to the linux-distros list, but I don't know how well that is
> > working at the moment as I am not on -distros (nor do I want to be at
> > this point in time.)
> I don't think it happens much, if ever these days. The only kernel
> issues that go to linux-distros seem to be ones that are reported up
> through a distro or where the discoverer makes a point to include both
> lists.
> It would be good to improve the situation but I don't know if one person
> could manage it alone.

The number of "real" bugs reported to security@k.o is really low these
days (max 1 per week, maybe lower, haven't kept track in a long time),
the load shouldn't be that hard.  And again, there is at least one
member on that alias that was supposed to be doing this already...


greg k-h

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