[linux-elitists] distributing software securely (was: DJB ruckus du jour)

Nick Moffitt nick@zork.net
Wed Nov 13 16:37:16 PST 2002


begin  Wayne Earl  quotation:
> Now, it has been a long time since I've used any of djb's software
> (having found vsftpd and postfix), but if I remember the build
> process for djbdns correctly, djb only makes use of gcc as an
> external dependency, with no external libraries. If gcc is trojaned,
> well, you have bigger problems than the security of qmail.
> 
> Anyone a more recent djb software user (or have a clearer memory)?

	So are you saying that he doesn't use libc or the gcc ELF init
code?  Does he use the L7 call gate manually and write his own printf?

-- 
A: No.
Q: Should I include quotations after my reply?



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