Subject: Re: Searchable list archives
To: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeff Thieleke <email@example.com>
Date: 03/06/1998 03:57:27
Michael Graff wrote:
> Ty Sarna <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > One thing NetBSD _really_ needs is searchable list archives. I know
> > flame.org used to have them, but apparently that's been disabled. Since
> > nobody has taken up the project, how about getting one or more of the
> > commercial list archivers to do it?
> All I need is a good search engine, and I will have them searachable
> again... The problem is, the engine I was using has some security holes.
You were using Excite's search engine, correct? If so, then the
following might be applicable:
"The security hole can be corrected by replacing single Perl library
that is part of the EWS1.1 distribution. There are two new versions
this file available at http://www.excite.com/navigate/patches.html.
version is for Unix platforms, the other is for Windows NT platforms.
Changes are confined to two subroutines within the architext_query.pl
library file. The subroutines in question are 'MakeQuery' and
(can't wait for a searchable mailing list archive, either!)