[OE-core] [PATCH] dropbear: drop obsolete patch 0004-fix-2kb-keys.patch
richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org
Tue May 29 18:56:16 UTC 2018
On Tue, 2018-05-29 at 11:26 -0700, Andre McCurdy wrote:
> On Tue, May 29, 2018 at 10:29 AM, Khem Raj <raj.khem at gmail.com>
> > On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 7:27 PM, Andre McCurdy <armccurdy at gmail.com
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > This patch has been obsolete since 2005:
> > >
> > > https://github.com/mkj/dropbear/commit/736f370dce614b717193f45d
> > > 084e9e009de723ce
> > Seems fine to drop but I would like to understand why we carried it
> > thus far.
> > What is the history of it in OE ?
> It's older than the git history in oe-core (ie it was added in August
> 2005 as part of the first commit to oe-core).
> The patch looks like it was initially created in March 2005 against
> dropbear 0.45.
> In 2011 someone (incorrectly) added a tag "Upstream-Status:
> Inappropriate [configuration]".
> That's about as much history as we have.
Looks like it was added for 0.44:
and there was some associated discussion:
so remote systems with 2048 length keys were somehow causing it
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