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Machine-learning boffins 'summon demons' in AI to find exploitable bugs

Bucky 2


WONTFIX responses aren't limited to ML.

My favorite is the one where mysqldump produces a corrupt dump if a table contains a binary column. You can add a switch to fix this (--hex-blob), so binary columns are dumped in hex.

Making blobs dump as hex by default was rejected as WONTFIX.

Producing an error message that the dump file would be useless because of a blob column was also rejected as WONTFIX.

The reasoning for broken-by-default is that users are supposed to RTFM and use the proper dump arguments.

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