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Re: updating GID owner of directories

Previously Robert Millan wrote:
> mmh.. maybe it'd be better to update it automaticaly and let the
> admin use dpkg-divert?

I'm assuming you mean dpkg-statoverride, and no, since that would change
existing behaviour that people may have been relying on for years.

> as it is now, packages that had wrong permission/owners in directories
> need to use postinst to fix them.

Which is a very uncommon situation, certainly much less common than
administrators changing the permissions/ownership of directories.


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