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    SubjectRe: disk-destroyer.c
    On Sat, 22 Jul 2000, Khimenko Victor wrote:

    > In <Pine.LNX.4.10.10007212148400.4130-100000@dax.joh.cam.ac.uk> James Sutherland (jas88@cam.ac.uk) wrote:
    > > On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, Andre Hedrick wrote:
    >
    > >> On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, Dan Hollis wrote:
    > >>
    > >> > On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, James Sutherland wrote:
    > >>
    > >> I used a bad word of choice. I can not DISKTOBRICK.
    > >> But can genrate code that will attempt and may have success.
    > >> Regardless do you want access to such attempts available in the kernel?
    > >> Unchecked?
    >
    > > Let's make it a config option (CONFIG_SELFDESTRUCTBUTTON), release it in
    > > 2.4.0, then see how many people enable it. That should clear this argument
    > > up :-)
    >
    > It will not. You can not find truth by voting. Few years ago (less then 1000)
    > most peoples were sure that Earth is flat, for example.

    I wouldn't put "not enabling self-destruct" in that category, though. You
    might want a self-destruct facility on your machine - that's fine. Just do
    NOT try to get it (kept) in the kernel for other people to hurt themselves
    with.


    James.


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