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Re: Apt-get for users

Corrin Lakeland wrote:
> Your problem will be with debian package maintainers who have, like
> their fink counterparts, assumed installation by root.  Quite a
> number of postinst, prerm, etc. scripts are broken entirely for
> non-root installation, even when the package can be happily
> installed by $USERwithout the debian patches.

If the package really is buggy then let me encourage you to file a bug
report in the BTS.  Submit patches there too if you have them.  Then
those packages can be improved for future users.


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