On Wed, 04 Jun 2008 12:16:40 +0200 Reinhard Tartler <firstname.lastname@example.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 <email@example.com> Resistance is futile, you will be garbage collected.
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