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Re: What should postrm purge actually do?



On Wed, 04 Jun 2008 12:16:40 +0200
Reinhard Tartler <siretart@debian.org> wrote:

> > When you have a lot of software installed on your system, it might get
> > difficult to trace exactly which configuration files you need and which
> > ones you don't need.
> 
> Which is a good reason to use software that doesn't clutter your $HOME.
> 
> Did you consider the case with $HOME being mounted on NFS with
> rootsquash (which is set by default)? Should the postinst then 'su' to
> each user to do the modifcations in that case then? How about if some
> extra security policy is active like apparmor or selinux?
> 
> Sorry, the only sane option which is left is to keep maintainer scripts
> out of users home. 

Given your response, I see either you didn't read the whole message or I
didn't explain myself clearly. I can try to re-elaborate if you need me to.

-- 
Andrea Bolognani <eof@kiyuko.org>
Resistance is futile, you will be garbage collected.

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