Subject: Re: download-vulnerability-list bug?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Alistair Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/21/2002 15:15:36
On Mon, Oct 21, 2002 at 09:59:59PM +0900, email@example.com wrote:
> >Please pay attention to the comment at the top of the
> >pkg-vulnerabilities file - that's why it was put there - and add a
> >dummy line containing a comment if the size would otherwise decrease.
> i know the above comment, however, i don't think it actually work well.
> please look at the message which started the thread again.
> for instance, if the previous person who have committed the file has
> N letters in his netbsd.org account (like "christos", 8 letters)
> and the next person who commits has M letters (like "agc", 3 letters),
> a dummy garbage has to be added if the commit adds less than
> N-M letters??? i don't think it a reasonable rule.
I will buy a beer for the developer who can get a whole
"vulnerabilities" line entry into 5 (== 8 - 3) characters. In fact,
I'll be generous, and won't count the newline character at the end.