[linux-elitists] Comprehensive list of Linux malware

Peter Whysall peter@whysall.net
Fri Dec 10 02:07:39 PST 2004


on Thu, Dec 09, 2004, Etienne Goyer (etienne.goyer@videotron.ca) wrote:
> Karsten M. Self wrote:
> >on Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 09:50:13AM -0500, Etienne Goyer 
> >(etienne.goyer@videotron.ca) wrote:
> >
> >>Karsten M. Self wrote:
> >>
> >>>For RPM, you'd require explicit RPM support.
> >>
> >>Why ?
> >
> >
> >   $ ldd $( which rpm )
> 
> So what ?  You could do your disk shuttling thingy on a RedHat just as 
> well on a RedHat system.  Why would you need RPM ?
> 
> The point is moot anyway.  If your system is so old that it does not 
> have a bootable CD-ROM, I think it might be time to upgrade to one built 
> after 1996.  Really.

Would it be reasonable to just lop off everything before the gzipped
cpio data and then just unpack that? Is cpio not considered to be a
standard tool?

P.

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