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Adam Borowski <kilobyte@angband.pl> writes:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 11:08:11AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> Could you please either start reporting (wishlist) bugs asking to make
>> these scripts more robust against strange administrative practices or
>> get tired of all this a little bit faster?

> While being robust against "/etc/rcS.d/S50foo bar" is indeed wishlist,
> most of the errors posion found are not.  They are typically normal
> (like failing to operate on a tarball with space in the name), and I bet
> that you may find security ones as well.

> If you want to find such one, /etc/mc/mc.menu looks pretty promising, as
> it contains quite a bunch.  MC hides anything but the beginning and end
> of a long name, making it easy to give someone such a file.  It appears
> you can delete an arbitrary file using the rare "convert .bz2 -> .gz"
> command, but there might be better gems.

Could you report some bugs?

If it's not in the BTS, it's not going to get fixed.  Someone who's taken
the time to do some investigation is the right person to file the bug so
that we can track it.  (I for example don't even have that package
installed on my system.)

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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