I just got this very justified bug report. The entire install
procedure really needs overhauling. Can I have a volunteer to
spearhead this, please? If I don't get one within a week then I'll
ask around more widely. Please don't volunteer unless you are
committed to producing some real changes within, say, two weeks of
I'm feeling the need to expand the team anyway since the workload does
seem to be getting greater than we can manage in a reasonable timeframe.
I am feeling the burden falling quite heavily on me, and this is meant
to be a team effort.
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Subject: [cpan #3916] Config.pm leaks database password
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In most standard installs, perl module files will be installed world-readable; therefore
it is not appropriate to store the database password in Config.pm.
(I'm not actually sure why this file exists at all; surely we should be using the
relevant wiki.conf anyway? storing configuration data in a perl module strikes me as
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