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Re: Bits from the release team: the plans for etch

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña <jfs@computer.org> writes:

> On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 08:44:12AM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
>> "One cannot guarantee that the local admin hasn't used the account for
>> other things as well."
>> Please read.
> We cannot guarantee that an admin fiddles with binaries in /usr/bin/ (as
> opposed to /usr/local/bin) either. That doesn't mean that packages have to
> cope with that situation. 

But chowning files to match a system account is not some weird thing
that we can't expect.

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