Using Rotor with password file

James Kew james.kew at
Sat Feb 1 19:57:12 CET 2003

Paul Rubin wrote:
> Don't use the rotor module, it is insecure.

This is the second time I've seen this comment recently.

If it's insecure, why is it in the standard library? Should it be removed
(as rexec and bastion will be)? Or at least deprecated (and subject to a

James Kew
james.kew at

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