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Re: [E-devel] imlib2 loaders location

On Wed, 22 Mar 2006 17:44:49 +0530 "Ramkumar R" <andyetitmoves@gmail.com>

> > What happens if a setuid/setgid app is talked into loading a malicious
> > loader?  The hard-coded method is far safer.  If you need loaders
> > elsewhere, change PACKAGE_LIB_DIR at build time.
> Correct me if I am wrong, but exposing an API to change the loader
> path will essentially transfer security issues to the client, whom we
> assume is aware of the dangers of allowing an arbitrary path :) So,
> IMO, exposing an API is not a bad thing (env vars is a different
> issue) if there are use cases for it...

sure. api is ok - we would assume the client knows the implications.

> Ramkumar.
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