[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#582078: Bug#582078: mc: postin runs dpkg-architecture from dpkg-dev but not depend on dpkg-dev

Yury V. Zaytsev yury at shurup.com
Tue May 18 08:56:26 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-05-18 at 10:51 +0200, Hilmar Preusse wrote:

> Does it hurt to set the SGID bit unconditionally?

Well, first, it might be considered as some kind of a security issue,
second, the file that has to be SGID is only installed on Linux so these
commands would eventually fail.

Does doing chgrp ... || true sound like a good idea in such a case?

> No sorry, I can't help here. I guess the right ML to ask would be
> debian-devel. However I'm not a DD, hence I have nor experience with
> that.

Time, time, time... :-(
Sincerely yours,
Yury V. Zaytsev

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