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Responsive image Dave Chinner looked into how the Kernel’s maintainer structure can be measured. One very interesting approach is looking at the pull request flows. Note that in the linux kernel process, pull requests are only used to submit development from entire subsystems, not individual contributions. What he is trying to work out here isn’t so much the overall patch flow, but focusing on how maintainers work, and how that’s different in different subsystems.

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Responsive image A report in the German computer magazine site Heise (in German: Super-GAU für Intel: Weitere Spectre-Lücken im Anflug) suggests that eight new vulnerabilities were reported to Intel recently. Intel gave four of the eight vulnerabilities a severity rating of high and the remaining four a severity rating of medium according to Heise.

Maybe some of those?
CVE-2018-9056
CVE-2017-5754
CVE-2017-5753
CVE-2017-5727
CVE-2017-5715
CVE-2017-5696

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Responsive image Please note that my "Introduction to Embedded Linux" class will be happening on Tuesday (Class 02) and repeated on Wednesday (Class 02 B) due to huge demand.

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Responsive image Please note that "The Robert Berger Class: Embedded Linux - a Crash Course" will be take place in English on Tuesday (Class 3.1) and probably repeated on Thursday? due to huge demand.

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