Adding a feature to the smbd

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Sat Jan 20 23:38:34 GMT 2001


At 11:54 PM 1/20/01 +0100, Thomas Langås wrote:
>Richard Sharpe:
>> Can you get rid of the popen in the code ... It is a security risk ...
>> There is a safe way to do this that is part of one of the parameters
>> introduced in 2.0.7, as I recall.
>Don't mind my last posting :)  I found the part I think you're refering too,
>it was called sys_popen();  I've included that now... Should I send the
>diff-file to the list?

Please do ... And a short description of what it is intended for, including
examples if you can ... It may be that there is an existing mechanism that
can do the job.

Thanks ...


Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
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