Subject: Re: chroot jail for ftpd
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <email@example.com>
Date: 10/18/2001 17:21:33
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On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 04:47:30PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> Yeah, let's do a special-purpose hack instead of actually enforcing the
> consistent rule that executable code has to come from an executable file.
Hrm. Well, when you put it that way...
But we have the unfortunate problem that enforcing this rule
consistently is something that we have been *not* doing for a very
long time. It's also something that other Unix-like operating
systems have been not doing for a very long time. (And probably
won't start doing any time soon.)
Doing it right sounds great. But maybe with, a little leniency about
the immediacy of the change?
~ g r @ eclipsed.net
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