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ARCHIVE: 'Phage List' - Archives (1988 - 1989)
DOCUMENT: phage #031 [Re: Sendmail hacking] (1 message, 623 bytes)
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From: [email protected] (Dave Shaver)
To: phage
Date: Fri 12:46:16 04/11/1988 EST
Subject: Re: Sendmail hacking
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Keith responded saying that my "catcher" would break lots of things.  I
thought I must have missed something, so I sent Keith a message.  I
didn't make it clear in my original message that the "catcher" looks
for the virus, and if the message is not the virus, it will pass it
along to the shell as normal.

Keith responded:

> [...] I didn't realize you were going ahead and running the program if
> it wasn't the virus, I thought you were turning off the capability
> completely.  [...] why don't you point this out to the group, [and you]
> may just include this message.

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