Re: Nomination question: Redhat
On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 03:03:39PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> > This is the worst possible kind of FUD. Yes, Redhat did have some
> > programs inadvertently SUID, but then have you even bothered to check
> > how many SUID binaries we have and how valid their SUIDness is? It's
> > not a pretty sight. You also failed magnificently to remember the
> > recent fte fiasco, which was far worse than anything Redhat have
> > done.
> But IIRC, the fte thing wasn't in a release version, was it? If you're
> running a pre-release, you take what you get. OTOH, it's a good example
> of why an open development model is a Good Thing: it got caught _before_
> we sent it out on thousands of cd's.
Something that didn't happen with Redhat (which was my whole point in the
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