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Re: Packages' use of dpkg-statoverride

On Sat 20 Jan 2001, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> If a package is broken during first install, and this is not a security  
> hole, that does not seem important, so either asking in preinst of  
> shipping non-suid should work here.

What I've been wondering here, is making files suid when building
with fakeroot: that simply doesn't have the expected result, does it?
Especially the "chown daemon" or whatever won't do what you expect.

Paul Slootman
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