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number of moving parts
Authored by: hayne on Apr 19, '05 04:33:11PM

It comes down to the amount of code that you need to trust.
If you run scripts via 'indir', then you not only need to make sure your script is secure (which by itself is harder than with a compiled executable) but you also have to trust that the developers of 'indir' have covered all the bases in preventing security problems.
I haven't looked at 'indir' at all, but the mere fact that (as you said) there are some patches needed and that the code is difficult to understand, would make me very reluctant to trust it.

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