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Re: rpm infinite recursions using manifests

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Sun 07 Sep 2008 - 20:32:57 CEST
Message-id: <9DDCC1D4-643D-4AE4-B401-E789A42C7430@mac.com>

On Sep 7, 2008, at 2:28 PM, Alexey Tourbin wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 07, 2008 at 02:22:26PM -0400, Jeff Johnson wrote:
>>> Forbid manifest files from within manifests.
>> Forbid manifests entirely is a similarly Draconian solution.
>
> I expect manifests to have <list> semanitcs, not #include semantics.
>

Sure manifests have list semantics.

Its token evaluation, like '%foo' or 'foo*' or 'foo not *.rpm' that  
triggers
include (or otherwise broadens the traversal) semantics.

>> I want an acceptable general solution, forbidding solves no
>> engineering problem.
Received on Sun Sep 7 20:34:54 2008
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