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



On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 10:02:30AM -0500, 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?

That would be a different situation.

-- 
 - mdz



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