[wp-hackers] Are depreciated items ever removed from core
pross at pross.org.uk
Thu Dec 6 20:45:03 UTC 2012
Why not make the file immutable with chattr?
On 6 December 2012 17:52, CloudPress Hosting
<cloudpresshosting at gmail.com> wrote:
> Let me restate this...your "security issue" about users bring able to
> modify or read my code via their own script or being able to unhook it is
> not a concern, accidental deletion was the issue i am trying to avoid.
> In fact if that was a concern i could just as easily use a core hack to
> include my code to avoid unhooking and use regular scans to detect and
> reverse any modifications. Using myhacks was a way to avoid hacking core as
> i was not aware of being able to change the mu-plugins directory. There is
> no need to be so defensive and adversarial.
> On Dec 6, 2012 2:08 AM, "Andrew Nacin" <wp at andrewnacin.com> wrote:
>> > The only concern with leaving it where the end user can access it is
>> > accidentally deleted i don't know why anyone would want our need to
>> > it delete it from their own plugin code.
>> My reply  said nothing about leaving it where you think the end user can
>> access it. It instead covered two things:
>> 1. A solution to your problem as you described it.
>> 2. Why your problem does not allow for a secure solution.
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