Subject: Re: firefox 1.0.1 behaviour changed badly on current/i386
To: Soren Jacobsen <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/15/2005 15:30:06
In message <>, Soren Jacobsen writes:
>On Mar 15, 2005, at 12:03 PM, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> In message <>, Jachym Holecek 
>> writes:
>>>>>> How do other folks deal with such issues?
>>>>> Always check for important messages _after_ you've installed a 
>>>>> package,
>>>>> not during the install:
>>>>> $ /usr/sbin/pkg_info -D firefox-gtk2
>>>> That doesn't work very well for dependent packages installed
>>>> automatically -- they've long-since scrolled by.
>Yep.  I proposed, maybe a year ago (or longer?) to set it to root by 
>default.  There was resistance, though.

Is it honored by all packages?  I sometimes get such email when doing 
installations, but not always.  

		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin,