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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [MERGE REQUEST] arguments in $EDITOR

From: Aaron Bentley
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [MERGE REQUEST] arguments in $EDITOR
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 12:18:03 -0400
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Johannes Berg wrote:
Bug: 62

Please merge

It changes tla to use the shell when executing $EDITOR, in order to
allow $EDITOR to carry arguments

Considering the security risks involved in using the shell, wouldn't it be better to set $EDITOR to a wrapper script?

Aaron Bentley
Director of Technology
Panometrics, Inc.

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