Subject: Re: obsoleting sysctl(8)'s -w flag
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/04/2002 21:50:05
On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 05:41:43AM -0500, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> > Any objections to commit?
> I don't like this; it makes it too easy for a script which
> programmatically constructs MIB entries intended to read random values
> to accidentally set them instead.

Yes, I like the idea behind the required '-w' flag as well.

Manuel Bouyer <>