Stan Vasilyev wrote on 18/08/2005 08:40: > I searched lots of scripting FAQs but didn't find a way to find the > location of home dir. Whose homedir? Many systems have more than one user. > The problem is that when the postinst script runs, > it runs as root and $HOME variable contains /root not /home. Should I > just abandon that idea and post in documentation that my software needs > manual configuration after install? Is it against Debian rules to ask > the user to enter a directory path in the postinst script? What exactly are you trying to achieve by listing /home in debian/dirs? What are you trying to do in the postinst-Script? Fact is that auctiongallery is a tool which should be usable by any user on the system, each with his/her own configuration. Does auctiongallery allow this? regards, Sven PS: Please try to follow the common quoting style: Quote only what you directly refer to, only as much as needed and quote each part you are replying to directly above your respective answer/comment. That makes reading your postings a lot easier.
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