bug reporting and file descriptors...

Reinhard Tartler siretart at ubuntu.com
Thu Jul 22 19:22:26 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 14:10:23 (CEST), Martin Pitt wrote:

> Reinhard Tartler [2010-07-22 13:00 +0200]:
>> > 7 -> /home/daniel/test.mp3
>> >
>> > Would it make sense to have this information, or have I overlooked something?
>> I think it would be incredibly helpful.
> Note that we got quite a lot of complaints when hooks exposed
> arbitrary paths to files or even directories, due to privacy reasons.
> If we are going to do this, we need to do some anonymization there.

In this case, I think we can:

 - interactively ask the user if he/she is OK with that
 - only attach the first few megabytes of the file
 - randomize the filename

This should address privacy concerns.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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