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From: Jesse <ras1@...>
Subject: Re: Changes to traceroute in newest release
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 14:03:40 -0800
On Tue, 2003-12-16 at 12:47, David Olsen wrote:
> On 2003-12-16 at 15:25:09, James Dennis <james@...> wrote:
> > This whole discussion is getting ridiculous. 

I agree here...

> The point was traceroute is _not_ installed by default. An admin desiring to
> install this software, in my case, on several hundred servers, I don't want
> to have to chmod traceroute on all those boxes, everytime there's an update
> to traceoute because of what could be deemed a poor choice for security. 

Use cfengine as pointed out earlier, or write a script to do this...
This is not really a big issue.

> If enough of the community wants it back the way it was, I assume Gentoo developers will
> respond as such.

Seems like this is not the case here.

--ras




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