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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Arch hooks

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Arch hooks
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 19:31:01 +0100
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On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 01:50:24AM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> >>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:
>     Tom> I think the unacceptable danger would be to let project trees
>     Tom> carry their own hook scripts
> Speaking of "unacceptably dangerous," I note that tla doesn't warn
> about the presence of "install" targets in Makefiles it distributes.
> Why, good Heavens, the black hats who distribute those Makefiles even
> _advise_ you to do `make install' as root---"social engineering" at
> its most dastardly!
> Realistically, hook scripts in project trees are only mildly dangerous.

The difference is that tla doesn't go around running "make install"
after fetching a tree.

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