Re: [SC-L] temporary directories

2007-01-02 Thread Wietse Venema
Florian Weimer: I gather you are saying that the innards of Unix will force creation of an unwanted directory entry on the Ada implementation of the required null name support for packagename.CREATE . The Ada implementation could rely on exclusive access to the file (surely Unix has that,

Re: [SC-L] bumper sticker slogan for secure software

2006-07-18 Thread Wietse Venema
Dana Epp: Or perhaps less arrogance in believing it won't sink. Absolutely. Here's my $0.02: secure software fails safely Any non-trivial piece of software has defects. My challenge is not to eliminate the last defect, but to make the system safe to use (for some appropriate definition