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Date:   Sun, 8 Jan 2017 12:25:42 +0100
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Sven Schmidt <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/4] lib: Update LZ4 compressor module based on LZ4

On Sat, Jan 07, 2017 at 05:55:42PM +0100, Sven Schmidt wrote:
> This patch updates LZ4 kernel module to LZ4 v1.7.2 by Yann Collet.
> The kernel module is inspired by the previous work by Chanho Min.
> The updated LZ4 module will not break existing code since there were alias
> methods added to ensure backwards compatibility.

Meta-comment.  Does this update include all of the security fixes that
we have made over the past few years to the lz4 code?  I don't want to
be adding back insecure functions that will cause us problems.

Specifically look at the changes I made in 2014 in this directory for an
example of what I am talking about here.


greg k-h

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