Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Just another Perl shrine
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Re: Security matters: keep thy doors closed!

by theorbtwo (Prior)
on Jun 14, 2002 at 21:45 UTC ( #174731=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Security matters: keep thy doors closed!
in thread Security matters: keep thy doors closed!

You are indeed correct in your Yet Another Update; the source is available to pmdevils and gods, and patches can be submitted by pmdevils, but only applied by gods.

I thought this was a bad thing (see my bigest XP sink, Let the doors open Wide), but have since reconsidered -- reading the changelogs and seeing the number of security bugs fixed since then makes me belive that opening the source to randoms would increase greatly the risk of being hacked by trolls.


We are using here a powerful strategy of synthesis: wishful thinking. -- The Wizard Book

  • Comment on Re: Re: Security matters: keep thy doors closed!

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://174731]
help
Chatterbox?
[choroba]: The previous line tells it all.
[choroba]: "Out of memory!" - anything can happen afterwards
[Discipulus]: my father sometimes gives the same result.. good fellow

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others lurking in the Monastery: (6)
As of 2018-02-21 13:59 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    When it is dark outside I am happiest to see ...














    Results (280 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?