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

On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 11:28:48AM -0500, John Hasler wrote:

> I wrote:
> > 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?
> Matt Zimmerman writes:
> > That would be a different situation.
> Yes, of course it would, but how would dpkg know that?

Because dpkg knows what files and directories it has created on the

 - mdz

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