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Re: [bi]weekly policy summary

On Tue, Oct 26, 1999 at 11:02:29PM -0700, Joey Hess wrote:
> Echo -n (#48247)
>   * Proposed by Raul Miller.
>   * Amend policy to say /bin/sh must be a POSIX shell, but with the
>     addition that "echo -n" must not generate a newline.

Ugh, I hadn't realized POSIX doesn't specify echo -n has to work.  Count
this as a second---many things would break without it.

> Section 3.2 should not allow static user ids (except root=0) (#43483)
>   * Old.
>   * Proposed by Andreas Jellinghaus.
>   * Policy currently allows for static uid' to be hardcoded into
>     daemons. The proposal is to change that so only dynamic uid's may
>     be used.

Did I forget to second this?  I do so now---LSB is going to have to
mandate this anyway I suspect.

- Joseph Carter         GnuPG public key:   1024D/DCF9DAB3, 2048g/3F9C2A43
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<SilverStr> media ethics is an oxymoron, much like Jumbo Shrimp and
            Microsoft Works.
<MonkAway> not to mention NT Security

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