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Re: LYNX-DEV Enter f'name for Print to File: relative path vs dotfile;
Re: LYNX-DEV Enter f'name for Print to File: relative path vs dotfile; edit previous
Sun, 15 Mar 1998 07:14:43 -0500 (EST)
> Re my patch
> Would someone with a security mindset consider the implications of allowing
> users to specify ../ and ./ and let us know if there are any problems
> with the patches?
probably - the dired code has something to suppress references to parent
directory (I'd have to lookup the ifdef).
btw, none of this affects VMS (relative pathnames there are a lot more fun),
and DOS is made more complicated too (parsing off the devices).
> Larry W. Virden INET: address@hidden
Thomas E. Dickey