Subject: Re: insecurity out showing unimportant changes
To: Chris Ross <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: current-users
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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