sharutils license correction

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Thu May 30 16:38:16 UTC 2013

On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 06:39:56PM -0400, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Tue, 28 May 2013, Petr Pisar wrote:
> >I've corrected license declaration at sharutils package:
> Why do we even bother shipping an old obsoleted [.....]

... and I thought you were talking about sharutils :-)

Should we really distribute shar/unshar?  It's been known at least
20 years that these programs are horribly unsafe.

(Note that 'sharutils' also contains uuencode/uudecode which are
rather more useful).


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