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Re: Has a Debian developer ever unintentionally wiped out user files like Apple?

Adam Warner wrote:
> Could someone with a good history of Debian development please tell me
> whether:
> (a) Debian packages have been released into unstable, etc. that would
> cause unintended data loss either at install, remove or purge time.

I once managed to put something that expanded to rm -rf / into a debian
menu method file, but I caught it (the hard way) in pre-upload testing.

> (c) If so, was it related to spaces in directories?

No. It was related to a $FOO expanding to "".

see shy jo

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