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Re: Unowned directories



On Sat, 2006-09-09 at 02:15 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Sep 2006 23:52:53 +0200, Gianluca Sforna wrote:
> 
> > On 9/8/06, Gérard Milmeister wrote:
> > > I see quite a few FE packages that do not own
> > > directories that they create.
> > 
> > I always find hard to determine this, both for new packaging or
> > reviews and, despite I am running rpmlint on everything I touch, I
> > never saw a warning from it about this (somewhat common) mistake.
> > So, assuming rpmlint is not checking directory ownerships, is this
> > feaute _that_ hard to implement?
> 
> No, but it would involve (down-)loading repository metadata for
> all packages in the dep-chain, which would make the operation take
> quite longer than a typical rpmlint run takes so far.

Right.  Another less intrusive possibility would be to do the check for
installed packages only using the local rpmdb, at least for now.
http://rpmlint.zarb.org/cgi-bin/trac.cgi/ticket/35



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