Re: security scripts diff



On Sun, 31 Jan 2010, David Wolfskill wrote:

DW> > looking at regular security mails I found that foloowing patch would greatly
DW> > desreases amount of false positive reports; it's totally possible I'm missing
DW> > some vital areas, but my current look at security scripts did not reveal any.
DW> >
DW> > What do you think? Thank you in advance.
DW> > ...
DW>
DW> I think maybe -b ("Ignore changes in the amount of white space.") might
DW> be better than -w ("Ignore all white space."), as the presence or
DW> absence of *some* white space can be a signifant difference (e.g., to a
DW> non-FORTRAN IV parser).

Agreed.

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Sincerely,
D.Marck [DM5020, MCK-RIPE, DM3-RIPN]
[ FreeBSD committer: marck@xxxxxxxxxxx ]
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