hacked package on server

Brian Kelly reedfish@ix.netcom.com
Mon Jul 16 15:59:00 GMT 2007

This would be "more" helpful:

Do you want to not skip the package (No/Yes/Maybe)?

The "Maybe" can then consult a random number routine to decide whether or not to do the operation.

-----Original Message-----
>From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com>
>Sent: Jul 16, 2007 11:52 AM
>To: cygwin@cygwin.com
>Subject: Re: hacked package on server
>On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 10:30:52AM -0500, Louis Kruger wrote:
>> I also have a complaint:  the dialog that notifies the user of the failed 
>> MD5 is not well designed.  The dialog asks "Do you want to skip the 
>> package?" and has a yes and no button.  I read it quickly and pressed no 
>> before thinking about it, the package went ahead and tried to install.  I 
>> think there should be a little more effort to restrain the user from 
>> performing a dangerous action such as installing a package with a wrong MD5.
>Good point.  The message should probably be
>Do you want to not skip the package (No/Yes)?
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