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Bug#32608: marked as done (dpkg: start-stop-daemon should cd / first)



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Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 23:23:20 +0000
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Subject: dpkg: start-stop-daemon should cd / first
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From: Adrian Bridgett <adrian.bridgett@zetnet.co.uk>

Package: dpkg
Version: 1.4.1

Background:

I often install .debs from a Zip disk.  When I come to umount the Zip disk,
it's often busy.  At this point I hunt around, restarting daemons and
programs until I hit the one which caused the problem.

Most of these programs have been started via "start-stop-daemon".  Since I
am in /zip/debs when installing the program, guess where the process gets
attached to.  Doing a "cd /" at the beginning of start-stop-daemon should
fix this AFAIK.

Cheers

Adrian

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