Date: Wed, 2 May 2012 12:26:56 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: configure script for musl (?!) On Wed, May 02, 2012 at 07:41:10PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > > Since set is a shell builtin, I was assuming it won't fail, but I can > > add "|| fail msg_here" to it. > > FWIW, I was referring to possible script invocations with a non-POSIX > shell. If these merely fail to configure musl, that's acceptable. > If they expose the invoking user to unexpected security risks, that's > another story. Yes, but I don't know any way to detect that a shell is non-conformant short of checking for failure after we perform some particular option (like set -C) that's possibly broken in non-POSIX shells. Rich
Powered by blists - more mailing lists
Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.