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Re: Uploaded perl 5.003.07-11 (source i386) to master

On Thu, 7 May 1998, Alexander Koch wrote:

> On Thu, 7 May 1998 01:48:56 -0000, Christian Hudon wrote:
> > Source: perl
> > Binary: perl-suid perl-debug perl
> > Version: 5.003.07-11
> > Distribution: stable
> > Urgency: high
> Huh?
> I mean.. well, no.
> This is not a real upload, isn't it? Since 5.003.whatever is a bit ...
> out-dated for years?
> just wondering,
> Alexander

I'm not sure what you mean here. According to the rest of the email you 
quoted, there's a security fix here for people running the version of 
perl in stable (which is AFAIK still bo, Debian 1.3):

> >    * Applied patch by Todd Miller to fix perl -e /tmp security hole.

Thank you, maintainer, for making that patch available to those of us 
running the stable Debian distribution.


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