>>>>> "JW" == Jerry Walsh <jerry at aardvark.ie> writes:
JW> This is going off track, the go-gnome installer is insecure it makes
JW> no attempt to BE secure.
Since the script no longer appears to be available, I have been unable
to download it and inspect it for myself.
JW> The bottom line, if i'd the option of using the pipe script to
JW> root shell option and the port option i'd choose the latter
JW> simply because it's more secure. that's the bottom line,
JW> that's what i've been pointing out since the
JW> beginning. Nothing is totally secure and pointing out
JW> weaknesses in methods and how to defeat them proves nothing.
It proves that there is no way to get software and be 100% sure it
hasn't been tampered with. I find that point worth bearing in mind.
JW> Oh and BTW, package dist. files are separate from the port files.
I looked up a package of mine that somehow got into the ports
collection, and they do indeed appear to link to the tarball on my
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