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Re: dpkg-repack 1.0 bug?

Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> writes:

> On Fri, Oct 15, 1999 at 01:11:52AM -0000, Pollywog wrote:
> > dpkg-repack: Errors were encountered in processing.
> > dpkg-repack: The package may not unpack correctly.
> > 
> > Is this a bug?  It certainly is not a feature.
> I assume you are doing this in your home directory. It's caused by
> the directories it's creating retaining the s+g bit from your homedir.
> I suggest you use dpkg-repack in /tmp.

(But don't leave them there after they've been built, because /tmp
normally gets cleaned when you reboot.)

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