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Re: Touching $HOME in postrm

On Tue, May 04, 2021 at 04:46:42AM +0200, Alec Leamas wrote:
> Touching files under $HOME in a postrm script is obviously a bad idea.
> However, a colluegue insists in trying to make me do this.
Under which of the home dirs? Normally it just doesn't make sense to find
all real users and then find and access their homedirs, especially taking
into account various complex setups.

> Just to resolve this issue: is the the limitations on what files which
> can be touched by a packaging script documented somewhere?
> I have been skimming through the Policy Manual, but no luck. Did I miss
> something? Is it somewhere else? Or is it just an undocumented "good
> judgment" thing?
I think it's the latter, together with what I said above.


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