[texworks] TeXworks 0.5 rev _862 would not start ... reveals possible minor security issue

Stefan Löffler st.loeffler at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 16:31:33 CEST 2011


On 2011-07-21 20:04, Stefan Löffler wrote:
>> I have found that  a direct short-cut to a LAN remote script (not to
>> the folder but to the script itself) does not work (at least under
>> Windows), only short-cuts to folders work.
> My guess is that this is related to the way links work on Windows. IIRC,
> they are realized by files with the extension .lnk. I therefore assume
> Qt picks up that extension, which doesn't match the ones Tw recognizes
> (.js, .py, .lua). We should probably handle this transparently, though
> (could you add a GC issue?).

Added as issue 520 (http://code.google.com/p/texworks/issues/detail?id=520).
Should be fixed in r869.


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