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Re: How will Debian someday remove ports of obsolete hardware?

On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 08:45:15PM +0100, Sam Vilain wrote:
> > > to that partial mirror, without going through the CGI script gives you
> > > access to the partial packages).
> > Sounds like apt-proxy to me.
> Yes, deserving of the "worst application for shell script" award.

There are plenty of shell scripts that are worse.  apt-proxy version 2 is
written in Python, actually.

> apt-proxy states up front that it is not secure, too.

More of a disclaimer than a known problem; a DoS attack could be possible by
filling up the cache, but it does not run with any special privileges


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