[TUHS] Were all of you.. Hippies?

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Sat Mar 25 01:34:12 AEST 2017

On 3/24/17 1:06 AM, shawn wilson wrote:

> I actually have strong opinions about this (read: disagreements). Your
> shell shouldn't know about connect() - I guess allowing writing to
> /dev/eth0 would work for me. 

Yeah, but nobody wants to do that.

> But in bash, IIRC that damn ghost file
> thing is like half of the files in source and it helps nothing. 

What does this mean?

> Maybe
> if the point was to allow some remote shell (like X does) I could see
> it (but than I'd scream about the security implications about
> something like that). And I'll say again - why? You want a socket -
> nc, ncat, socat - pick one - don't abuse your shell.

You always have the option of not compiling it into the shell.

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