The superglobals have been a round for a bit so it's not as if everything's
got to be updated overnight.
I run PHP on windows and upgrading is just a matter of unzipping the archive
to my PHP folder and overwriting all the older files - dead simple. Don't
even have to change php.ini if I don't want to!
"Greg Donald" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
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> On Mon, 22 Jul 2002, Marko Karppinen wrote:
> > PHP Security Advisory: Vulnerability in PHP versions 4.2.0 and 4.2.1
> Not only did I get to re-write all my apps the past few months because of
> the new register_globals default that was imposed by `the php group`...
> Now I get to upgrade my PHP install once a month or so cause of new
> security holes.. Yay!
> Wasn't this new register_globals setting supposed to enhance security?
> How would you like to be a sys admin with dozens of machines to upgrade
> before you can proceed with anythign else?
> Can anyone say Ruby?
> Greg Donald
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