Respository vandalism by root at ...fd.o

Luc Verhaegen libv at
Tue Nov 23 07:27:38 PST 2010

On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 10:25:33AM -0500, Gaetan Nadon wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-11-23 at 13:57 +0100, Luc Verhaegen wrote:
> > > It is clear that this is not a normal security breach, as this
> > commit is 
> > > fully in line with the naming scheme used by fd.o. Plus, given the 
> > > history of radeonhd, combined with who i think have root access,
> > makes 
> > > it seem quite likely that this was simply one of the people with
> > regular 
> > > root access.
> > 
> I had noticed this appalling commit, looked around and came to the same
> conclusion.
> I had also received an e-mail alerting me about this commit. This is not
> a good use of our time.
> The commit should actually be removed from the repository, or at least
> reverted, 
> to save other people from wasting time on this. Their wiki states that
> radeonhd is deprecated,
> which is fine, but that does not mean it should be crippled.
> That would be the honorable thing to do for the author of this commit.
> I make mistakes, people tell me nicely, I fix them and life goes on.
> Gaetan

Still, would you really want to trust your code to after 
this, knowing that there's someone with root access pulling stunts like 

Luc Verhaegen.

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