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Re: updating GID owner of directories

Previously Robert Millan wrote:
> GID of /tmp was 1000 and hasn't been updated. I guess this is a bug
> but i'm not sure if this is the expected behaviour, could you
> clarify this?

It is expected and normal behaviour. dpkg only sets the uid/gid of
a directory when creating it. After that the adminsitrator is free
to change ownership.


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