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Re: Crazy APT/dpkg suggestion (user-installable packages)

On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 08:39:54AM -0500, Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
> It would be useful to many people if regular users could install Debian 
> packages into their home directories, but this would take an immense 
> amount of effort to make practical.  This suggestion might be the next 
> best thing.  Assuming that security issues could be resolved, make apt-get 
> and/or dpkg setuid root so that the following could be implemented:

You mean relocatable packages, yes I'd like that.  I'll write some
doc about them when I find the time.

(That'd be not only minimising package dependencies, but also
 minimising location deps, arch deps, permission deps.)


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