sharutils license correction
notting at redhat.com
Thu May 30 17:24:49 UTC 2013
Richard W.M. Jones (rjones at redhat.com) said:
> 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).
There are 20 or so packages that buildrequire sharutils; they
would all need audited to see what parts they're actually using.
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