Respository vandalism by root at ...fd.o

Luc Verhaegen libv at
Tue Nov 23 22:22:20 PST 2010

On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 01:45:15AM +0000, Matt Turner wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 12:37 AM, Frans de Boer <frans at> wrote:
> > Thanks Adam,
> >
> > Because of my unfamiliarity with the people involved with xorg, can anybody
> > verify the claim Adam made?
> I can't verify it. But I had a pretty strong suspicion. :)
> > If it was just a misplaced competition effort, I can continue to rely on the
> > xorg code.
> It was a prank. I'm sure he didn't foresee people getting this anxious over it.
> > Also, if it turns out to be a validated claim Adam made, accept it as is and
> > continue. Hopefully Adam has learned his lesson. But also
> > should have it's act together. Do check the access rights and allow only
> > trusted persons root access. Hopefully Adam was NOT one of them they trusted
> > explicitly and he has only access due to historical reasons.
> Adam was trusted, and is still trusted I'd say. Because it was a joke.
> He made a funny commit in a branch of a dead project that no one has
> even committed build fixes to since May. No one, especially Adam, is
> going to insert backdoors in the xserver or whatever it is you're
> thinking. The guy has 28 commits to the xserver alone since 1.9 was
> released on August 20.
> Matt

This here is not a joke at all.

Stop downplaying it.

Luc Verhaegen.

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