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From: Steve Long <slong@××××××××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: [soc] Python bindings for Paludis
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 22:36:21
Message-Id: eumne6$fti$
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [soc] Python bindings for Paludis by Stephen Bennett
1 Stephen Bennett wrote:
2 > On Sat, 31 Mar 2007 15:24:03 -0400
3 > Seemant Kulleen <seemant@g.o> wrote:
4 >> To make it more clear...If an official package manager is outside of
5 >> Gentoo's control, and the maintainer(s) of that piece of software decide
6 >> to do anything malicious (examples: inject some dodgy code, remove
7 >> documentation, take out access to the repository, etc) for whatever
8 >> reason (say, they get pissed off at a few Gentoo people and decide that
9 >> the entire Gentoo community can be painted that way), then
10 >
11 > ... Gentoo developers can take the latest release of said package
12 > manager and continue development from that. That's the wonderful thing
13 > about the GPL, no?
15 Too late for all the affected users tho. Point is it's a major security hole
16 which no sane organisation would even consider for mission-critical code.
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [soc] Python bindings for Paludis Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@×××××××.org>