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Re: dpkg-buildpackage (-rfakeroot) leaves setuid binaries

Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 11:42:49AM +0000, Colin Phipps wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 01:59:44AM +0100, Christian Jaeger wrote:
> > > I just wanted to point it out here, since I wasn't sure whether I 
> > > should file a bug report against fakeroot for writing suid through, 
> > 
> > I consider it a bug; it's introducing a third permissions+ownership
> > state that was requested by neither the author nor the builder of the
> > package.
> <snip>
> So file some bugs about it. Start with debhelper, and have
> debian/{tmp,$package} directories made 0700, then lintian, and when
> it's become generally accepted, propose an amendment to policy.

I doubt I'd accept such a bug. It looks like a misdesign of fakeroot,
and should be fixed in fakeroot. I agree with Colin Phipps's message

see shy jo

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