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A set of scripts to create email links to movies
Authored by: rkleim on May 28, '05 10:43:01AM

Well, the archive link doesn't work (and is misspelled), when I install myself I get the following, which makes me wonder just what is going on. Avoid installing this until someone more knowledgeable than I looks over it. The poster seems somewhat careless in the details, which doesn't bode well for what this does. I have changed some items in this list to protect the innocent:

/usr/local/bin/maillink '/Volumes/Mac160FULL/Pictures/Digital Camera Photos/Raw pix in from camera/Raw Movies/MVI_0013.AVI' && exit || kill `ps $$ -o [iMac17:~] mymacid% /usr/local/bin/maillink '/Volumes/Mac160FULL/Pictures/Digital Camera Photos/Raw pix in from camera/Raw Movies/MVI_0013.AVI' && exit || kill `ps $$ -o ppid=`
214:215: syntax error: Expected expression but found unknown token. (-2741)
reverse mapping checking getaddrinfo for 245.67-19-75.reverse.theplanet.com failed - POSSIBLE BREAKIN ATTEMPT!
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@ WARNING: POSSIBLE DNS SPOOFING DETECTED! @
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The RSA host key for myaddress.com has changed,
and the key for the according IP address 67.XX.XX.XX
is unknown. This could either mean that
DNS SPOOFING is happening or the IP address for the host
and its host key have changed at the same time.
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@ WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED! @
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IT IS POSSIBLE THAT SOMEONE IS DOING SOMETHING NASTY!
Someone could be eavesdropping on you right now (man-in-the-middle attack)!
It is also possible that the RSA host key has just been changed.
The fingerprint for the RSA key sent by the remote host is
a7:b3:DELETED.
Please contact your system administrator.
Add correct host key in /Users/mymacid/.ssh/known_hosts to get rid of this message.
Offending key in /Users/mymacid/.ssh/known_hosts:2
RSA host key for myaddress.com has changed and you have requested strict checking.
Host key verification failed.
lost connection
[iMac17:~] mymacid% [Process was terminated by signal 15]



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A set of scripts to create email links to movies
Authored by: mzs on May 29, '05 08:05:49AM
/usr/local/bin/maillink '/Volumes/Mac160FULL/Pictures/Digital Camera Photos/Raw pix in from camera/Raw Movies/MVI_0013.AVI' && exit || kill `ps $$ -o[iMac17:~] mymacid% /usr/local/bin/maillink '/Volumes/Mac160FULL/Pictures/Digital Camera Photos/Raw pix in from camera/Raw Movies/MVI_0013.AVI' && exit || kill `ps $$ -o ppid=
I don't know for sure what that is about. Did you use the install.sh script or copy and paste things into editors? My hunch is that this part of a line in the applescript got munged:
 && exit || kill `ps $$ -o ppid=`"
You could run the maillink script from the command line to see if my hunch is right and that error disappears. The comment above that line explains what the point of that line is. Another possibility is that the continuation characters in the maillink bourne shell script got munged. Those are there in the little snippet of apple script that opens Mail.app with a new message.

As to the error that scared you more it seems, there are two things to that. First you may have your dns not configured properly as scp is failing with that early on. If you have 10.4.x (I don't) I think there was a hint about that on this site relating to ssh. The other bit about that, well I have the option -o 'StrictHostKeyChecking yes' with the scp command. It is supposed to do this very thing if the keys have changed. I did this precisely so my wife would get scared and ask me for help if that happened. This can happen for completely innocent reasons, say for example someone reinstalls a system and does not backup the old keys.

I hope this alleviates your concerns.

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