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Re: Trust in the Debian Build Process

On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Jiri Baum wrote:

> > 	Umm, I never build any packages as root. fakeroot rules.
> Yes, but you get root access to anyone who installs your packages, via the
> install scripts.
> Jiri <jiri@baum.com.au>

*Only* packages with pre/post inst/rm scripts are affected by this. For
the most part debhelper tends to generate the scripts, but since you've
got me worried I'm going to go grep /var/lib/dpkg/info for nasties  ;-)

Robert S. Edmonds
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