[Chicago-talk] mkdir() question

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Fri Dec 3 10:54:30 PST 2010

>>>>> "Clyde" == Clyde Forrester <clydeforrester at gmail.com> writes:

Clyde> Why would leaving a potential security exploit closed by default
Clyde> be considered "evil"?

Because it's a false security.

Either you should want a password, in which case, use it.  Bingo, tty is

Or you are operating passwordless, mostly likely for something in
automation, and requiring a tty is just a nuisance.

Where's the third case, where requiretty adds *any* security?

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