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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
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On Iau, 2004-08-19 at 17:00, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > As a security fix it was sufficiently important that it had to be done.
>
> IMO work-rounding this in kernel is a bad idea and could break a lot of
> existing apps (some you even don't know about). Much better way to deal with
> this is to create library for handling I/O commands submission and gradually
> teach user-space apps to use it.

And what do you do the day someone posts "lock IDE drive with random
password as any user" to bugtraq ?

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