[texworks] HELP: Integrated Tw LaTeX2e Help dialogue
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 05:34:50 CEST 2010
On Jun 30, 2010, at 10:25 PM, Paul A Norman wrote:
> To me it means that yes there are dangers and problems, but if we, as
> you suggest, work hard looking for necessary safguards, then we should
> not fear the lion -- but be as bold as one in what we do!
> On 1 July 2010 12:39, Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de>
>> On 1 July 2010 Paul A Norman wrote:
>> If such a script is able to create/overwrite a file called ~/.rhosts
>> I'm quite concerned. The world is not as friendly as had been
>> 20~years ago.
>> It would be nice if the level of paranoia can be defined in
>> texmf.cnf .
>> > % Allow TeX \openin, \openout, or \input on filenames starting
>> with `.'
>> > % (e.g., .rhosts) or outside the current tree (e.g., /etc/passwd)?
>> > % a (any) : any file can be opened.
>> > % r (restricted) : disallow opening "dotfiles".
>> > % p (paranoid) : as `r' and disallow going to parent
>> directories, and
>> > % restrict absolute paths to be under
>> > openout_any = p
>> > openin_any = a
Not entirely sure what the Example means. But I am all for leaving
the responsibility to the user via a setting in what is called on the
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