Weird errors with gtar on 5.3-BETA7

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Fri Oct 8 01:49:20 PDT 2004

Christopher Nehren <apeiron at> writes:
> You don't happen to be using procfs on a 5.x system, do you? procfs is
> notoriously insecure (and, in my opinion, its very functionality is
> insecure -- you shouldn't be able to see anything about anyone else's
> processes. Period.).

If you are certain that procfs in 5.x contains actual security holes,
you should file a PR so I can fix them.  If not, please stop spreading

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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