[arch-dev-public] [objectives] Package triage on current + extra (archstats)

Jürgen Hötzel juergen at hoetzel.info
Mon May 7 13:45:08 EDT 2007

On Mon, May 07, 2007 at 12:13:16PM -0400, Dan McGee wrote:
> I've managed to remove about 500 lines of code by moving repetition to
> functions (still more to be done, but that was 1/6 of the code). I
> also completely bypassed the MD5sum checking stuff, showing how that
> is worthless. Simo and I were trying to think of a better way to do
> client verification (Jürgen, any ideas?), and we came up with nothing.

There is no solution, if users are anonymous. A simple workaround/hack:

Prevent connects from the same IP (for a limited time period).

This could limit the possibility to flood the database with multiple
machine entries from one user.


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