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Re: Bug#95430 acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#95430: ash: word-splitting changes break shell scripts)

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> writes:

> There are billions and billions of ways you can tweak environment
> variables to break shell scripts that don't bother.  What's your
> point?  If I can tweak IFS to change parsing, I can also tweak PATH.

So far, all I've come up with are programs passing unvalidated and
untrusted info to scripts... but there was a mention of Solaris sh no
longer accepting IFS from scripts.  

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> - In a variety of flavors!
To be or not to be, that is the bottom line.

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