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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Misleading directions
Date Fri, 24 Jan 1997 11:31:01 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> 
> From the fingers of Ben Laurie flowed the following:
> >
> >Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> >> 
> >> On Thu, 23 Jan 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:
> >> > The front page on www.apache.org suggests upgrading to a 1.2 beta to fix
the
> >> > recent holes. Snag is 1.2b4 still allows the multiple slash hole...
> >> 
> >> I thought it was not a problem in 1.2b4?
> >
> >I didn't check myself, but my webmaster reported that it was still a hole in
> >1.2b4.
> >
> >Its possible that there was a cockup. Anyone running 1.2b4 that can check?
> >(ours are all either 1.1.3 or 1.2b5-dev now).
> 
>     This was reported after 1.2b4 was released.  I'm almost certain the
>     fix has been checked in, and so 1.2b5 shouldn't have it.  1.1 was
>     retropatched (to 1.1.2 and then 1.1.3) to fix this.  So saying it's
>     "still in 1.2b4" is as much a tautology as saying it's still in
>     1.1.1.  No-op.. :->

Regardless of semantic nitpicking, the front pages say that upgrading to a 1.2
beta fixes the problem and this is not the case.

Cheers,

Ben.

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