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Re: Website: Package listing not working + cygport query

Greetings, Yaakov Selkowitz!

>> Yaakov, wouldn't it make sense not to just use 0/0 as user/group when
>> generating packages with cygport by forcing --owner=0, --group=0 to the
>> tar command?  I'm not suggesting that this is the right way to fix this
>> particular problem but I don't think it's a good idea to leak people's
>> names and groups out onto the interwebs if we can help it.  It will also
>> make the packages slightly smaller.

> That would undermine any legitimate specification of gid/uid.  I would 
> like to see how this is handled in the Linux distros first.

IMO, if you DO need to have specific ownership on specific files, you ought to
use postinstall scripts to amend the situation to your expectations.

The packages I personally know use 'install' to place specific files with
specific uid/gid/access bits.

Andrey Repin ( 18.06.2014, <13:30>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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