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From: daw@cs.berkeley.edu (David Wagner)
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: R: Linux kernel source archive vulnerable
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2006 05:34:01 +0000 (UTC)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <ee8589$e70$1@taverner.cs.berkeley.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20060913043319.GH541@1wt.eu>

Willy Tarreau  wrote:
>The initial reason is that Linus now uses the "git-tar-tree" command
>which creates the full tar archive from the tree. It does not use tar,
>it know how to produce the tar format itself. The command has to set
>permissions on the files, and by default, it sets full permissions to
>the files.

Ahh, thanks for the explanation.  That's helpful.

So it sounds like git-tar-tree has a bug; its default isn't setting
meaningful permissions on the files that it puts into the tar archive.
I hope the maintainers of git-tar-tree will consider fixing this bug.

  reply	other threads:[~2006-09-13  5:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20060907182304.GA10686@danisch.de>
     [not found] ` <D432C2F98B6D1B4BAE47F2770FEFD6B612B8B7@to1mbxs02.replynet.prv>
2006-09-11 18:29   ` Jon Lewis
2006-09-12  5:06     ` Kyle Moffett
2006-09-12  5:27       ` Willy Tarreau
2006-09-12 19:42       ` R: " David Wagner
2006-09-12 20:35         ` linux-os (Dick Johnson)
2006-09-12 21:35           ` David Wagner
2006-09-12 22:56             ` Rene Scharfe
2006-09-13  1:17               ` David Wagner
2006-09-13  4:33                 ` Willy Tarreau
2006-09-13  5:34                   ` David Wagner [this message]
2006-09-13  6:17                     ` Kyle Moffett
2006-09-13  6:26                       ` David Wagner
2006-09-13  6:49                         ` Kyle Moffett
2006-09-13  6:59                           ` David Wagner
2006-09-13  8:12                             ` Kyle Moffett
2006-09-14 22:38                               ` David Wagner
2006-09-15  7:28                                 ` Stefan Richter
2006-09-13 10:45                         ` Martin Mares
2006-09-13 11:13                           ` Jan Engelhardt
2006-09-13  6:26                       ` Jan Engelhardt
2006-09-13 19:49                         ` Willy Tarreau
2006-09-13  8:51                 ` Stefan Richter
2006-09-14 23:04                 ` Bill Davidsen

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