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Bug#568313: Suggestion: forbid the use of dpkg-statoverride in postinst scripts, except for --list

also sprach Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> [2010.02.04.1222 +1300]:
> If you set the permissions with chown, aren't they overwritten every time
> the package is upgraded and then have to be reset again, leaving windows
> on every upgrade when they have the wrong permissions?

Maybe dpkg could be taught to preserve permissions on files that
already exist (i.e. on upgrades)?

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