[arch-dev-public] 2007.08 Don't Panic Isos release
juergen at hoetzel.info
Wed Aug 8 15:37:33 EDT 2007
On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 09:20:40PM +0200, Damir Perisa wrote:
> Wednesday 08 August 2007, eliott wrote:
> | ok. What the hell?
> | This is ridiculous.
> | I think it is great that damir is off to fix all the software that
> | deals with escape characters poorly, but in the mean time, I feel
> | a need to find a resolution that isn't np-hard.
> | It must be my development/engineering background.
> | Silly me being all practical.
> | If nobody has any objections, I will change the iso filenames to
> | *not* include the ' character. I will probably have to contact the
> | guy who posted the torrents as well. It will be a hassle, but this
> | is so ludicrous that I am willing to do some extra legwork to fix
> | it.
> | Any objections?
> but seriously: where else are the problems? besides graveman that is
> in a major rewrite atm? are we (speaking broadly for all software
> projects) not able to handle any filename chars in 2007?
obviously graveman is broken. A typical example of not escaping special
chars, when invoking shell commands. Maybe this is also a security related
bug (if graveman can be invoked as handler for iso files).
I prefer not changing the original name (i think there are referring links by now).
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