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Re: read -e allows execution of commands (edit-and-execute-command) as t


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: read -e allows execution of commands (edit-and-execute-command) as the shell's process user
Date: Mon, 8 May 2017 16:09:57 -0400
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On 5/8/17 1:31 PM, Eduardo Bustamante wrote:
> I think `edit-and-execute-command' shouldn't be allowed under `read -e'.

There's no compelling reason to disallow it.  If a system administrator
wants to unbind certain readline commands (and unset INPUTRC!) to protect
against a specific use case, he is free to do that.

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