Re: Problems found by piuparts
Peter Samuelson <email@example.com> wrote:
> [Frank Küster]
>> That's not sufficient, because /usr/local may be mounted ro, and
>> therefore the command may fail even if the directory is empty.
> There are lots of things dpkg can do which fail if filesystems are
> mounted read-only.
Correct, but dpkg should never touch anything below /usr/local.
> I don't think this is something worth worrying
The Debian Policy instructs you to worry about it, though (9.1.2)
> I mean, consider the case that the dir in /usr/local is
> contained in the package itself, rather than handled by scripts.
That would be a release critical bug.
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