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Re: Package maintainer script policy.

On 1998/08/03, Raul Miller wrote:

> Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@datasync.com> wrote:
> > 	We are talking about a general policy here; and I do not think
> >  we can make ad hoc generalizations about quality control like this. I
> >  am not willing to vote for a draconian policy proscribing binaries in
> >  postinst based on shaky grounds like this. 
> > 
> > 	Are there better reasons?
> Did you miss that by examining the object code of that postinst script
> I found that it violated policy (does not respect $PATH when calling
> ldconfig)?

Actually, the libreadline postinst uses execlp() which does respect $PATH.


Ruud de Rooij.
Ruud de Rooij

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