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Re: statoverride implemented

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> This has an advantage over suidmanager: there is no longer a delay
> between when a file is created, and when its status can be changed
> in the postinst. This also means a slight change in how to use
> this: in order to be really useful an override needs to be added
> before the package is extracted. In other words it must be doing
> in the preinst or debconf-stage.

Preinst, then.

Doing this in the debconf stage is nasty. AJ would eventually like
config scripts to be able to run on other boxes, for example, no need to
make doing that harder than it already is.

Anyhow, sounds very nice. Will it be part of the dpkg package?

see shy jo

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