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Re: Enable/disable (was Re: Enhanced shell)

"Nadav Har'El" wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2001, Bart Schaefer wrote about "Enable/disable (was Re: Enha
> nced shell)":
> > } These are useful for restricted-shell mode, when you sometimes want to
> > } disable builtins (e.g., the "read" builtin allows the restricted user to
> > } read files that they shouldn't).
> > 
> > As of 4.0.1, `builtin read' will run `read' even after `disable read'.
> > Maybe we need to rethink that.

I missed seeing the original of this.  Are you sure?  It doesn't in 4.1.0,
and I doubt whether anybody's added it to 4.0 retrospectively.  There was a
discussion about this, but since it wasn't entirely conclusive nothing has

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