[Rpm-maint] Re: [packaging] [lsb-discuss] RFC: Berlin Packaging API
talex5 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 18:21:16 UTC 2008
On 28/02/2008, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> <robert.schweikert at mathworks.com> wrote:
> > > Because the package manager only manages apps
> > > that are installed for all users.
> > >
> > Just because it is user installed doesn't mean other users cannot use
> > the installed application.
> <*thwap* hits head>
> I must be in the wrong room. I'm one of those crazy guys
> who believes in security, and encouraging users to
> depend on apps installed by other users, rather than by
> the admin, is a terrible practice security-wise.
As long at the checksum matches, it doesn't really matter who put it there:
Dr Thomas Leonard http://rox.sourceforge.net
GPG: 9242 9807 C985 3C07 44A6 8B9A AE07 8280 59A5 3CC1
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