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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Getting rid of file lists in documentation Makefiles
Date Tue, 21 May 2013 09:33:33 GMT

On May 21, 2013, at 09:33 , Dirkjan Ochtman <> wrote:

> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 11:29 PM, Noah Slater <> wrote:
>> My concern is that when you use wildcards, a malicious (or broken) program
>> could add files to the output that are then bundled up, and we end up
>> shipping them in a release. At the moment, every file that we ship has been
>> explcitly included. Having said that, my release procedure is now
>> sufficiently advanced that I can detect missing/extra files, as well as
>> "surprising" content. So I am not sure I need to be as vigilant about this
>> as I used to be...
> Your release procedure being advanced sounds like bus factor danger;

> is all of that in the admin-repo, or available somewhere else?

It is all documented here:

> I could
> see myself doing some release management to lighten some of your load.

Woohoo! :)


>> With that in mind, I'd say:  do whatever you think is best.
> I'll wait a bit for Benoit's build system refactor to land.
> Cheers,
> Dirkjan

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