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Re: Security of CFINPUTS


From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: Security of CFINPUTS
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 23:05:15 +0200 (MET DST)

On 15 May, Greg Gallagher wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 10:46:44PM +0200, address@hidden wrote:
>> > 
>> > So long as it is configurable, this is not a problem.  Then the package
>> > maintainers for the various *nixes can set it how they like.
>> > 
>> 
>> Unfortunately the location of config files cannot be meaningfully
>> made configurable, since that would require meta-config files, which
>> would.... yeah. At some point an executive decision has to be made.
>> And this always causes arguments.
> 
> Isn't this something that can be put in the "configure" script and the
> default hard-coded based on what's passed on the command line?
> 
> ./configure --prefix=/opt/cfengine --with-inputs=/var/lib/cfengine
> 
> ;-)
> 
> 

Yes, but that is a kludge, not a solution...

M

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