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Re: Updated shells/bash-completion version

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 02:11:15PM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> Is it really "new version of bash-completion"?
> I thought that it was fork by Ubuntu/Debian folks.

No, it's the new official upstream.

> I can reproduce few issues noted in the Debian's bug report with our 
> shells/bash-completion,
> so the vulnerability entry point the bug report.
> Almost issues came from changes after the fork.
> But it seems that current upstream is not active, so it is a time to decide 
> if we fix/maintain by ourselves
> or switch to Debian's one.

I've updated the pkgsrc one to fix whatever security problems already
existed in the current version.

I also fixed it so you don't need to set environment variables to use

Note to packagers:
Packages installing additional completion files should drop
them into ${DESTDIR}${PREFIX}/share/bash-completion.d
with the name of the package as file name.


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