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Bug#280600: libmime-perl: debbugs MIME handling no more work

Colin Watson writes:
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 09:32:25AM -0500, David F. Skoll wrote:
> > This behaviour of MIME-tools (failing if an I/O operation fails) will
> > *not* be changed; I've had discussions about this before.
> > 
> > Silently permittion I/O operations to fail can be a security risk.  It's
> > up to users of MIME-tools to ensure that their underlying file handles
> > support the flush() method correctly.
> We use variously IO::Scalar and IO::Lines, both of which have a flush()
> method (the latter via IO::ScalarArray), so I'm slightly puzzled. Bill,
> I don't suppose you could do me a favour and investigate with 'perl -d'
> to see exactly which MIME-tools call is failing?

David is currently updating io-stringy. Colin, please could you make a
basic check with the proposed 2.110 version and debbugs? Packages at

Thanks, Matthias

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