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

On Sun, Feb 13, 2005 at 05:25:00PM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> 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
> http://people.debian.org/~doko/tmp/

Hello, given that 2.110 is in sid and sarge and fix this bug (as far as
I can see), I propose to close this bug.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

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