On Sat, 2006-09-02 at 12:14 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
On Sat, 2 Sep 2006, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-09-02 at 18:03 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
>> Isn't this handled in some guidelines? If not shouldn't it?
> I thought we had a rule about creating files in %post or whatnot and not
> owning them. I could be wrong, but I check for that when I review
> packages. IMHO any file a package creates on the file system at install
> time should be owned or ghosted by that package.
I argued for such a rule, but others pointed out examples where this is
not always/generally a good idea, so the proposal did not have the
support to pass.
I'd be interested in seeing examples of cases where creating files in
%post that are not owned by %files would be wanted. I can't think of
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