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Re: RPM changes for 7.1.

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: RPM changes for 7.1.
Date: 2000-12-11 21:00:56
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.30.0012112155520.1147-100000@peter.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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Lamar Owen writes:

> 1.)	Addition of a postgresql-lib subpackage.

What exactly will be in this one?

One major gripe about the RPMs I have is that the client package is named
"postgresql".  If I install "postgresql" I'd sort of expect a database
server.  I suggest naming the package "postgresql-clients".

> It is hard for a malicious cracker to compile cracking tools or
> rootkits on my machine when no compiler exists on my machine.

Why would a cracker need to compile the rootkit on your machine?  He can
just build it on his and upload it.  If your intent is on making things
inconvenient for crackers then you're missing the point.  But I
disgress...

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Peter Eisentraut      peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net       http://yi.org/peter-e/


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