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Re: misc zgrep patches

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: misc zgrep patches
Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2006 23:00:25 -0800
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Mike Frysinger <address@hidden> writes:

> we use a patch in Gentoo to change tempfiles from .$$ to `mktemp` ... any 
> interest in this ?

For znew.in, I think the change is overkill.  Nobody uses znew any
more; it's an obsolete utility.  There is no reason to worry about a
denial of service attack against it, which is all that this patch
purports to defend against.  So the change is not likely to
fix anything, and it might introduce a bug. 

> also, Fedora has a patch to catch SIGPIPE's and handle them properly

Sorry, I don't see the bug that that patch fixes.

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