Reply to post: Re: Note that they didn't bother with open source operating systems

Intel didn't tell CERTS, govs, about Meltdown and Spectre because they couldn't help fix it

John Sager

Re: Note that they didn't bother with open source operating systems

I suppose someone might have considered impact, in that *BSD et al are far less deployed in critical systems than is Linux (downvote farming here...). Versus the more who know the quicker it leaks, as events have shown.

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