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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/support suexec.c
Date Tue, 07 Jul 1998 17:42:10 GMT
Your log messages did not indicate the PR#, otherwise I would have
familiarized myself with it. 

Also, now that I've read the PR, I see there's absolutely no reason to
increase the verbiage of the error message, because the submitter's
problem went away on recompile -- which leads me to believe it was their
mistake, and nothing wrong with the code.

So, why should we put potentially nasty string manipulation code into a
setuid executable when there's no problem to diagnose?

And no, I won't stop reverting other work.  This is supposed to be a
dynamic project, we're all supposed to have the ability to comment and act
upon what others do.  I'm not trying to insult you Ken.  I'm just using my
time efficiently -- and that means eliminating the latency of going back
and forth on something privately and then having to explain it all
publically again.  Furthermore, in this particular instance, I imagine
Marc supports my action -- as he already posted to new-httpd about your


On Tue, 7 Jul 1998, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> Yes, there was a PR on this, #2250.  It has been closed, but the message
> was excessively cryptic and didn't help, so I was making it a little
> more meaningful.  I was going to address Marc's concerns to-night.
> Please restore 1.40, and stop reverting other people's work without
> checking with them first - particularly when, as you indicated in your
> commit message, you're not familiar with the issues.
> #ken	P-|}

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