Subject: Re: download-vulnerability-list bug?
To: None <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/21/2002 15:15:36
On Mon, Oct 21, 2002 at 09:59:59PM +0900, 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 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.