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Re: List of consultants focusing on Debian packaging for Java?

Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans@at.or.at> writes:

> Third party package repositories are a thing, like Ubuntu PPAs, aptly,
> JFrog Debian Repositories, etc.  Unfortunately, due to Debian Apt's
> design, that means giving root access to each repository (package
> pre-install/remove/etc scripts are run as root).

I don't think it is related to APT, but rather it is a risk that is very
common to packages like deb, rpm or similar that can run arbitrary code
as root.

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