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



John Hasler wrote:
> 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?
No, but that case is addressed by the "created outside the packaging system"
condition.

Cheers

T.

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