On Tue, Mar 06 2001, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> > But I might want to do this (write sector 0), why would we want
> > to filter that? If someone a) uses an email client that will execute
> > java script code (or whatever) and b) runs that as root (which
> > he would have to do, surely no ordinary user has privileges to send
> > arbitrary commands) then he gets what he deserves.
> Jens we are not going there....the filter is the only way known to jam
> unknown commands, and you missed the point of the issue then and I think
> you still miss it. "arbitrary commands" + wrong hander is lock-up.
I'm perfectly aware of the handler issue. So make it part of the
user space taskfile interface in a nice way, done and done. And I
knew I shouldn't have replied to this, the last thing I want to do
is start another flamewar :-)
So EOD from me.
-- Jens Axboe
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