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Re: dpkg-statoverride vs. suidmanager

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Joey Hess wrote:
> > However, dpkg 1.8 implements dpkg-statoverride --import. We decided not
> > to go that route, so why?
> Because I got convinced that suidmanager is not capable to figure out
> if something is an overide or a default. 

That's very odd, as --import uses that very heuistic itself.

> If we do decide to go that route and use the package==user|local
> heuristic to check for overrides we still need to add a new step:
> new packages not to unregister the statoverride that was imported from
> suid.conf so it won't keep cluttering the db.

I didn't think new packages would call statoveride at all.

see shy jo

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