Friday, 8 December 2017

Re: Recommending people Snap things in response to valid packaging problems (WAS: Re: need help resolving python-setuptools backport fail)

Am Freitag, den 08.12.2017, 11:50 +0100 schrieb Oliver Grawert:

> the alternative to that store would be a PPA where you put your trust
> into random people you dont know and potentially get untested changes
> to your underlying system by some dependencies they provide.

this pargraph came out a little softer than it should be actually ... 

with "trust" above i mean indeed "ultimate trust" ... 100% full root
access to all of your OS.

debhelper runs as root and so do all preinst/postinst maintainer
scripts of any deb you install.