hrm, been a while. Mostly have been busy with stuff at work.
On a positive note it looks like lully
is finally back
(knock on wood). We have the RAID up (25G) and mirror sync
is in progress. Seems like that'll finish in another 12-15
hours or so. Gawd debian is really huge :-) For those
interested, this is syncing from sourceforge at 200-300kB/s.
Not sure if lully's bandwidth qualifies it for a tier-1
Debian mirror, but it's certainly not bad.
Trying to fix the db.debian.org security problem joey reported. Stripping tags seem
to be the easiest, but it doesn't solve all problems.
Unfortunately, "solving all problems" in the context of
rather difficult. (At least when your site uses multiple
scripts....) The only thing I can think of right now is do
redirects on the server side -- i.e. have one script run the
other script and pass query strings to it via stdin. Sounds
kludgy but should be perfectly safe. Unfortunately I'll be
gone for a couple of days starting tomorrow, so I guess i'll
just implement the tag-stripping for now.
Oh, and Shaleh, if you are
looking for ugly Makefiles, look no further than