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Bug#947847: please install systemd-sysusers using update-alternatives

On Wed, 2020-01-29 at 12:23 -0800, Moritz Mühlenhoff wrote:
> Simon McVittie wrote:
> > I think we have a fairly good picture of the costs that would be
> > incurred from using alternatives:
> Plus in the case of opentmpfiles; a pile of security issues: systemd-
> tmpfiles addresses a number of complex races using low level
> primitives like openat() et al. or O_PATH, while opentmpfiles is
> implemented in shell.

Do you mean that shell scripts cannot cannot handle such issues?? So C-
code is safe by construction, do you really believe in that?

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