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Re: libsafe and Debian installation

On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 11:20:40PM +0200, jeroen wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 02:03:00PM -0400, Shaya Potter wrote:
> > why are you so anti libsafe? 
> Because it's the wrong to increase security. You should increase
			^^^^^ it should be: "the wrong way to..."
> security by learning how to code, not by using a library to provide
> workarounds for your mistakes. If you provide such a library,
> people get lazy and just think "libsafe will catch it". We should fix
> buffer overflows, not provide workarounds for it.

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