Bug reporting impossible

Nick Maclaren nmm1 at cus.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jun 29 19:45:17 CEST 2006


In article <mailman.7621.1151600672.27775.python-list at python.org>,
Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com> writes:
|> Nick Maclaren wrote:
|> 
|> > It's definitely worth fixing, but not as a high priority.  Invoking a
|> > file spuriously is potentially serious, with very low probability.
|> 
|> the traceback printer is reading the file (using a very robust reader), 
|> it's not "invoking" it.

Boggle!  Upon checking, that is indeed the case.  All right - that drops
the importance of the bug another notch.  It's still an issue on systems
with 'active' files, but that makes the chances of serious trouble even
less likely than before.


Regards,
Nick Maclaren.



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