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Re: lynx-dev rc save bug: heureka!

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev rc save bug: heureka!
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 1998 17:54:04 -0400 (EDT)

> so like Laura's been telling us: 
> if shaking it doesn't work, bang it on the table ... 
> i commented out the section marked  #if HAVE_LSTAT ... #endif 
> & the problem is solved! 
> of course, i don't know whether i may have created problems elsewhere, 
> but i will use the new version & report accordingly. 
> is this an adequate bug-fix PRO TEM for 2-8-1 ? 
> and my other questions, especially why others haven't encountered this. 
no. It reopens a security hole that Bela made a point of discussing
a few months ago.

(Perhaps if I have more information there may be a better fix: who owns
the directory where the /home/purslow link is created?)
> SUPPORT     ___________//___,  Philip Webb : address@hidden 

Thomas E. Dickey

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