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Re: run_script() (odd random thoughts after lots of hour of sleep loss)

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Sat May 28 23:15:20 1994 )

Date: Wed, 25 May 1994 10:19:43 -0700
From: rayn@q.crossaccess.com (Ray Nawara jr.)
To: coldstuff@MIT.EDU
In-Reply-To: <01HCQUH57EMQBWDBBF@cc.usu.edu> (BRANDON@cc.usu.edu)

> You could technically create a method to allow admins to write to
> the file system by having a series of scripts called where they have
> 1 line send through the argument line, which is then concatenated
> onto a file (or whatever).

> Just thought I'd let it be known that if somebody was desperate
> enough the loophole is actually there to write to the system, it
> just takes an incredibly complex process.

Can you write a script from cold? or does it (as i hope) need to be
written outside and then installed in the scripts directory (which
should be the only directory you can run a script from)

Is your series of scripts what allows writing to the file system, or
is it the server? (I could probably write a script that when invoked,
connected to the mud as a player, listened to everything said, and
wrote it to a file, or whatever you want, so I dont see why your
limited to one line, bit I dont fully understand how scripts work with