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Re: Bug#496429: The possibility of attack with the help of symlinks in some Debian packages

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 10:17 PM, Dmitry E. Oboukhov <unera@debian.org> wrote:
> NW> Because it is in the documentation, not the script. Didn't you read the
> NW> reply? It is not a route of attack, it is AN EXAMPLE in the
> NW> documentation!
> This script marked as executable.
> User can start its.
> if it is an example, please chmod a-x to it ;)

NO. It is in POD, and POD documentation embedded in code - effectively
a comment in Perl code that gets turned into documentation.

It is _not_ a good reason to file a grave bug.


 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_Old_Documentation
 - http://perldoc.perl.org/perlpod.html

Dmitry, you seem to be wasting a lot of people's time.

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 - ask interesting questions
 - don't get distracted with shiny stuff - working code first
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