Re: Package maintainer script policy.
On 1998/08/03, Raul Miller wrote:
> Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
Actually, the libreadline postinst uses execlp() which does respect $PATH.
Ruud de Rooij.
Ruud de Rooij
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