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Fri May 25 16:17:46 UTC 2012
On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 03:35:34PM +0200, Mel Flynn wrote:
> over the past few weeks I've been using the ports system without any
> ports-mgmt tool and have become utterly convinced that the PACKAGE_SEQ
> needs to be PACKAGE_SUSEQ for all but package-message.
> The primary reason is that the install target can install hierarchies or
> files not readable by the unprivileged user and as such the package
> target will fail.
> I'm not aware of any downsides to making this change in bpm or am I
> overlooking something?
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I think the real thing to do there, is to work on the stagedir support so that
everything but packaging/syncing can be done as a user and only
syncing/packaging would need root privilege.
If someone is willing to work on that please contact me, I have some preliminary
work on this and I can share it.
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