suspicions Chinese node name piracy

Olaf Selke olaf.selke at
Sat Jan 19 20:24:10 UTC 2008

Kasimir Gabert wrote:
> Olaf,
> Would you prefer to have the opinion source be specified by
> fingerprint by default instead of by name? 

Hi Kasimir,

this is the ugly quick and dirty hack to your Perl code:

$dbh->do("INSERT INTO NetworkStatusSource SELECT * FROM 
Descriptor${descriptorTable} WHERE Name = '$nickname' AND IP = 

Yes, specifying the opinion source by fingerprint or by ip address is a 
good idea.

 > And did the script break, or return an incorrect value?

it broke at line 544. Otherwise I probably would never have noticed the 
Chinese 'blutmagie' router.

DBD::mysql::db do failed: Duplicate entry '1' for key 1 at 
line 544, <GEN0> line 137682.


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