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From Lucien GENTIS <>
Subject Re: help for translation
Date Fri, 03 Oct 2008 06:48:34 GMT
Eric Covener a écrit :
>>>>> "Omitting this option should not be considered a security restriction,
>>>>> since symlink testing is subject to race conditions that make it
>>>>> circumventable.
>> "Omitting this option should not be considered a security enhancement,
>> because the time while testing symlinks can be subject to race conditions
>> and so the security measure taken omitting this option can be circumvented.
> The end of this new sentence confuses me more then simply "race
> condition" in the original, but I do agree that "make it
> circumventable" could use some work.
> "Omitting this option should not be considered a security measure,
> because there remains a race condition in the span of time between
> checking that a path component is not a symlink and then subsequently
> using that path component."
> (a little redundant to explain "race condition")
Yes, I like this last sentence ; a little redundance is nether a bad thing.

All I've got left to do is translate it into french ;-)

Thanks to all for help


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