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Re: terrorist closing all bugs

On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 05:46:03AM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> It occurred to me that a terrorist or broken spam program could do
> $ seq 111111 222222|xargs -n1 -i mail {}-done@bugs.debian.org
> I hope it wouldn't be too hard to reconstruct afterwards.

Thanks for your concern, but we would be able to deal with that.

> One couldn't just reopen them all, one just wants to reopen ones
> closed by him.  Hmmm, perhaps do hourly backups of the state of the
> bug system?

There is no need. Every action you perform on a bug is logged in such a
way that it's reversible.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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