[TUHS] History of exploits - request for authors

Arrigo Triulzi arrigo at alchemistowl.org
Fri Dec 29 21:14:14 AEST 2017


On 19 Dec 2017, at 02:25, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> So the only one I was involved in was the CVS hack to the Linux kernel
> source tree.  This was back in the early 2000's and the kernel used
> my SCM system, BitKeeper, but there were people who didn't like the 
> license.  We built an exporter that exported the history to CVS (it
> was a pretty nice exporter, on a per file basis it would find the 
> longest path through a DAG and export that since CVS was straight
> line, not a DAG.)

Personally I believe it would make a fine historical article for the next issue (17 is out now with 34C3).

Would you be willing to write it up? With enough articles we might even pull a “history issue”!

Arrigo



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