Subject: Re: insecurity out showing unimportant changes
To: Chris Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 09/17/2004 08:02:05
On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, Chris Ross wrote:
> Has anyone thought about ignoring comments, or at least
> specific expected comment changes (like resolv.conf when
> dhclient is being used)? Anyone else agree that this would
> be a good idea?
It may be used to disguise some change. It may not be a good idea unless
it was very specific.
> -# Created by dhclient at: Thu Sep 16 03:18:11 EDT 2004
> +# Created by dhclient at: Fri Sep 17 03:13:03 EDT 2004
Maybe the other software could be trained to not place a comment in this
Jeremy C. Reed
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