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Re: Proposal: New source format (was Re: [Fwd: Re: dpkg question])



In article <m0wQfok-000AobC@liw.clinet.fi>,
	Lars Wirzenius <liw@iki.fi> writes:

>> Not really. You could handle it just like redhat does in the srpm files: you 
>> have a shell script that is responsible for unpacking the package into a 
>> specific directory and applying all patches to it.
> 
> That would make it potentially dangerous to unpack a Debian source
> package. Not a good idea, I think.

So you're worried about a shell script that is run as an unpriveliged user,
but you're quite happy about a makefile that is run as root?
.


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