Subject: Re: Alternatives system, 2nd round
To: Matthias Buelow <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/24/2005 09:59:56
On Mon, 24 Jan 2005, Matthias Buelow wrote:
> > You mean _G_roff. nroff, as it is available on some OS's, is not so "rich"
> > as to provide external command invocation ability.
> > So, no go.
> Please leave the -msafer option for groff in man.conf in effect at any rate.
> (See also security/8069 for why).
And no matter what, .so is not a dynamically createable directive. Older
*roffs require use of soelim *before* proper roff parsing, so there's no
chance of dynamic generation at parse time.
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>