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Re: Bug#132528: realplayer: Buffer Overrun Exploit

This one time, at band camp, Brian Russo wrote:
>At Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 12:38:21PM +1100, Jamie Wilkinson wrote:
>> You could download the extra .so in your postinst and install it,
>> OR
>> add a debconf note suggesting that the admin downloads it to a place
>> where you can install it from.
>I don't like the downloading-from-the-web idea, mainly because it's buggy
>and won't work for everyone.

Someone at some point is going to have to download the .so.  Wether you do
it automatically or you ask the admin to do it and let your postinst know
where it is, that's up to you.

jaq@spacepants.org                           http://spacepants.org/jaq.gpg
<Botutio> jackie: Botutio can bitest me!
<jackie> Botutio: make me! :)
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