[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#703741: MUST revert this patch
onlyjob at debian.org
Sun Dec 14 10:09:57 UTC 2014
On Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:32:53 Dmitry Borisyuk wrote:
> I'm very sorry for this, but my patch for this bug is dangerous and must be
> unapplied. Yes, it works well with the default key bindings, but the
> problem is that a user can modify them! Then an unpredictable behavior may
> Just imagine that the user has in his ~/.inputrc:
> C-k: kill-whole-line
> C-u: "rm -rf * "
> (don't try it yourself!)
> Sorry again, need to look for a better solution.
Do you reckon it is more dangerous than default behaviour? Could it be that
for most users your patch actually prevents even more unpredictable situation?
I really like any remedy to accidental command execution as if it is only
sometime incorrect the default behaviour is always wrong...
Science embraces facts and debates opinion; religion embraces opinion
and debates the facts.
-- Tom Heehler, The Well-Spoken Thesaurus.
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