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Re: A new utility to augment yum - machine cloner



On Wednesday 10 January 2007 08:31, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> I would consider this a show stopper. system() calls are bad, no matter
> what the programming language. It's too easy to get things wrong.
>
> Especially when there is a native binding.

Well, not everything can be a library and eventually someting will have to be 
called via system or getoutputby or things like that.  A blanket statement 
of 'nothing should ever use system' is just wrong IMHO

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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