[Rpm-maint] Re: [packaging] [lsb-discuss] RFC: Berlin Packaging API

Thomas Leonard 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:


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