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Re: [Full-disclosure] Linux big bang theory....

From: Mike Owen <kyphros_at_nospam>
Date: Tue May 15 2007 - 15:48:40 GMT
To: full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk


On 5/13/07, Andrew Farmer <andfarm@gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, yeah. The script depends on lynx and wget being available, and
> neither is installed on OS X. It also depends on the line-by-line
> layout of several include files, one of which (linux/wireless.h)
> doesn't even exist on non-Linux systems.
>
> It won't even work on all Linux systems. If the target doesn't have
> compilers available, for example, it won't have any headers to grab
> the target strings from.
>

Don't forget things like x86_32/x86_64, especially when combined with a source distro like Gentoo. And of course, things like different versions of linux/wireless.h, etc.

<snip>
happy=`awk 'NR==59 {gsub(/"/,"");print $3}' /usr/include/paths.h` </snip>

$ cat /usr/include/paths.h
/* Autogenerated by create_ml_includes() in multilib.eclass */ #ifdef __i386__ # include <gentoo-multilib/x86/paths.h> #endif /* __i386__ */ #ifdef __x86_64__
# include <gentoo-multilib/amd64/paths.h> #endif /* __x86_64__ */



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