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From Dirkjan Ochtman <>
Subject Re: Getting rid of file lists in documentation Makefiles
Date Tue, 21 May 2013 07:33:31 GMT
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? I could
see myself doing some release management to lighten some of your load.

> 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.



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