YIKES user.exe stupidity.

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Fri May 14 13:47:00 GMT 1999

On Fri, May 14, 1999 at 04:44:02PM -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
>> Some nice netizen downloaded user.exe and managed to overlay his
>> system32/user.exe with it.  See the recent user archives for details.
>Yowza!  We should have thought of that earlier.  Imaging how many more
>Linux machines there'd be ;-)
>> Here's the obvious suggestion, rename user.exe to usertools.exe without delay.
>Done!  At least, when the ftp mirrors update themselves.
>I added a user.exe.README that explains what happened.

Aren't there consequences to renaming this?  Isn't this documented in
various places?  Does the installation still work correctly?


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