Re: This is how packaging should be done.
On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 07:14:11AM -0700, Jeremiah Mahler wrote:
> I would not want a system that requires a maintainer to produce packages
> faster. In the article it described a system where anyone could
> contribute non critical packages and they would be available to the
> public immediately. Then, maintainers can, at their leisure, work on the
> package and approve it so that it can be used by users that are only
> willing to use safe packages.
FYI, you can put a `rm -rf /` line in the postinst file of a package.
And that will be executed as root. Will you install such package? How
will you trust "put a name here" who uploaded a new "put a bloated
version number here" version of a package?
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