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Re: logcheck: Dangerous usage of /var/tmp ?

Matt Zimmerman writes:
> Even though the directory was created outside the packaging system, its
> existing permissions and ownership are preserved.  I don't think this
> should happen.

What if the directory was created by another package and had its
permissions and/or ownership changed by the admin?  Should dpkg override
her changes?
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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