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Date:      Fri, 8 Dec 1995 13:48:06 +0000 ()
From:      Michael Smith <msmith@atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
To:        wes@intele.net (Barnacle Wes)
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: ****HELP*****
Message-ID:  <199512081348.NAA07192@genesis.atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
In-Reply-To: <199512062136.OAA16788@intele.net> from "Barnacle Wes" at Dec 6, 95 02:36:13 pm

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Barnacle Wes stands accused of saying:
> Since the new distributions come with the second "live" CD, it would be
> trivial to generate the database from the "live" CD, by starting off
> with a chroot("/cdrom") *after* opening your log file.  This would give
> results as reliable as having the database pre-made on the CD.

You're not understanding.  The list and the checking binary must _both_ be
on the CD, to avoid the possibility of compromise.  The two must also be
available by FTP to people that don't have the CDs, from a reliable source.

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