On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 10:23:15PM +0100, Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> This code has a number of issues:
> - It doesn't support IPv6 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7611
> - The IP address is set by the selection owner so it doesn't bring any
>   security for anyone querying the selection
> - The extra DNS query that it does is problematic in some sandboxed
>   environments (like OpenBSD's pledge
>   https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-bugs&m=157842725819911&w=2)
> 
> Signed-off-by: Matthieu Herrb <matth...@herrb.eu>
> ---
>  src/CvtStdSel.c | 30 ++----------------------------
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)

The documentation should be updated as well.

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Thomas E. Dickey <dic...@invisible-island.net>
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