[CentOS] Anyone recognize "www-mysql"?

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Wed Mar 7 16:26:55 EST 2012


Rainer Duffner wrote:
>
> Am 07.03.2012 um 22:18 schrieb John R Pierce:
>
>> On 03/07/12 1:00 PM, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
>>> This a binary that executes HTML
>>> pages containing embedded SQL statements.
>>
>>
>> I found the debian package here:
>> http://archive.debian.net/etch/www-mysql
>>
>> ah, and peeking into the source tarball, www-mysql (and www-pgsql) build
>> from www-sql, which comes from here
>> http://www.jamesh.id.au/software/www-sql/
>>
>> this stuff looks really old, like its not been touched since 1998.
>> its a pretty simple cgi package written in C, so it probably can be
>> built for newer systems.
>
> It's probably also riddled with buffer-overflows.
> Better let it go...

Why? I know that none of the zillions of lines of C I wrote in the late
eighties and through the nineties were "riddled with buffer overflows".

Oh, sorry, it's not the N33t3st, k3wl language on the planet!

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