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Re: Accepted aptitude 0.3.4-1 (source all i386)

On 02-Oct-05, 09:34 (CDT), "Bernhard R. Link" <brlink@debian.org> wrote: 
> * Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> [051002 05:57]:
> > >      - The password database is used instead of $HOME to determine where
> > >        aptitude's configuration file goes, so people using sudo don't end up
> > >        with root-owned mode 0700 files in their home directory.
> > >        (Closes: #272429, #274216, #285334, #272409)
> > 
> > Well, aptitude and debconf both it seems. Which suggests to me this is a
> > larger problem. Also note that I got just as many bugs reports after I
> > made debconf do this as I was able to close by doing it. :-/
> This is not really a larger problem, but just a problem in sudo.

Not really: sudo -H aptitude


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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