[tex-live] [Fwd: Re: [OS X TeX] DVIPS config file]

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Thu Jan 19 13:32:07 CET 2006

>> I wondered if that were the case.  That troublesome change.  We need to
>> factor out shell escapes from filename lookups, for one thing.  And
>> decide what the default should be.  Gerben was thinking about this ...
> The following sounds reasonable to me in the next version:
> config.ps      option     C
> z or z1        -R or -R1  int secure = 1  default
> z0             -R0        int secure = 0
> z2             -R2        int secure = 2
> int secure = 0     shell escape and absolute path ok
> int secure = 1     shell escape ng  absolute path ok (default)
> int secure = 2     shell escape and absolute path ng
> Thanks,
> Akira

I agree with this.

I'll look into this when TL has completed the move to SVN (and when I have
moved too).


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