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SubjectRe: [PATCH] IA64,sparc: local DoS with corrupted ELFs
On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 08:35:03AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
>
> On Fri, 8 Sep 2006, Kirill Korotaev wrote:
> >
> > I even checked the email myself and the only difference between "good"
> > patches and mine is that mine has "format=flowed" in
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii; format=flowed
> >
> > It looks like some mailers replace TABs with spaces when format=flowed
> > is specified. So are you sure that the problem is in mozilla?
>
> Hey, what do you know? Good call. I can actually just "S"ave the message
> to a file, and it is a perfectly fine patch. But when I view it in my mail
> reader, your "format=flowed" means that it _shows_ it as being corrupted
> (ie word wrapping and missing spaces at the beginning of lines).
>
> Will apply, thanks. It would be better if your mailer didn't lie about the
> format though (treating the text as "flowed" definitely isn't right, and
> some mail gateways might actually find it meaningful, for all I know).

I got bitten by this myself a while ago. Since then I added this
hack to my .procmailrc

:0fw
| /usr/bin/perl -pe 's/^(Content-Type: .*)format=flowed/\1format=flawed/'

now I see patches as they were intended..

Dave
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