Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2020 13:30:37 +0300 From: Georgi Guninski <gguninski@...il.com> To: Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: major changes if gnu/linux dominates the desktop and/or mobile market? Hi Greg, You win the pedantic argument, I was wrong. Let me try another one: AINGL! As for the old link about google, I meant that google's products and services contain a lot of spyware, spying on top of the virgin untainted? GPLed Linux kernel. There was semi-joke: You and google better watch on google maps where you got drunk instead of you and google watch it on your camera. On Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 11:37 AM Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> wrote: > > On Tue, Oct 06, 2020 at 11:29:34AM +0300, Georgi Guninski wrote: > > On Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 3:44 PM Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> wrote: > > > > > > > > > > > "if"? You do know the market share of Linux-based mobile phones, right? > > > Last I looked, it made the Linux server market quantity a rounding error :) > > > > > > > AINL! > > > > Android Is Not Linux! > > <pedantic> > > Linux is a kernel. And also commonly used as a name to describe a > system running that kernel, to make it easier for people to talk about, > and discuss overall. > > Android runs on, and requires at this point in time, the Linux kernel, > so one can say that Android is a successful implementation of Linux on > mobile devices. It's also widely successful, so much so that it dwarfs > any other installed Linux system out there by orders of magnitude. So > why ignore it as a valid Linux system? > > The fact that I can run a userspace based on a "traditional" Linux > system (like Debian), on an Android device, with no file conflicts, is a > great engineering success, don't you think? > > </pedantic> > > > https://www.theregister.com/2015/06/17/debian_chromium_hubbub/ > > Chrome, Debian Linux, and the secret binary blob download riddle > > Browser snuck proprietary voice-snoop code into distro > > I don't understand the question here, that was something over 5 years > ago. How is that relevant for "mobile devices" that run Linux today? > > thanks, > > greg k-h
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