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Bug#46857: apt: If source URI contains password, the password is printed on the screen during fetches

On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 01:05:42PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:

> It is even worse.  sources.list has to be world readable, so that normal users
> can run apt-get source.

Another possible approach would be to make sources.list owned by, say,
root.apt, mode 640, and make apt-get setgid apt.

I'm not sure this would be a good solution.


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