On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 6:36 PM, John Tapsell <johnf...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I noticed that code that you put in merge will not be visible by
> default. This seems like a pretty horrible security problem, no?
> I made the following test tree, with just 3 commits:
> Doing "git log -p" shows all very innocent commits. Completely
> hidden is the change to add "EVIL CODE MUWHAHAHA".
> This seems really dangerous!
> The evil code only shows up with the non-default --cc or -m option.
For email-based patch workflows (eg. git, linux kernel), then this is
not a problem - the diff doesn't even show up, so nothing is applied
when git-am is run.
For github with pull-requests, a diff is shown between trees, so this
will show up.
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