ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Sun Jan 11 05:16:24 PST 2004
On Sun, 11 Jan 2004, Miguel Bazdresch wrote:
> Why? I know you think those two programs are dangerous because they
> accept --version and --help. IMHO it's a waste of time to replace
> those, unless we can identify why they're dangerous.
> If we start by replacing the most trivial of programs, where are we going
> to stop?
Well put. As a programmer / integrator, I've nothing against rewriting
true ans false when needed (e.g. scripts to save space in an initrd),
but it has at best minimal relevance to security and hardening.
> I think we should start with the big picture and everything will
> trickle down from that.
This is a job for Riviera Kid!
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