[Rpm-metadata] Proposal: using a DBMS for package metadata

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Sat Oct 2 11:33:19 EDT 2004

On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 01:06:25PM +0200, Luca Barbieri wrote:
> This can be sidestepped by simply opening the DBMS port to the world if
> a sufficiently secure DBMS exists; otherwise, a thin wrapper sanitizing
> and limiting SQL queries could do (it may have already been written).

  I run a mirror.
  I run MySQL.
  But opening a database port: no way in hell !
I doubt you will get any other answer from serious mirrors sysadmin.


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