Re: Problem with lprng turned out to be problem with dpkg?
Rob Browning <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'd like to suggest that dpkg be fixed so that it always updates the
> permissions of the files and (leaf) directories in the file system to
> match those in the deb file. Right now it doesn't.
But then _every_ maintainer has to get it right, or he or she could
break the system (what if they accidentally include a /tmp dir with
the wrong perms?), whereas now, if one maintainer gets it wrong, he or
she will only likely break one subsystem.