Malware on Wine review
dank at kegel.com
Mon Feb 23 23:32:41 CST 2009
On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
>>>>> "Do not set the file association for Windows executables with Wine.
>>>>> This would enable running Windows executables in Wine by simply double
>>>>> clicking them."
> Yes, this will require a modicum of consensus. We might decide
> to stay unsafe, or we might decide to make the bindings be in
> a separate package, so it's easier for admins to flip the switch.
As someone else mentioned, it's probably safe for the
file manager's doubleclick handler to execute
programs that are marked executable.
The option would be whether to let it execute
ones not marked executable.
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