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Re: pkg_add problem with nosuid on /var

On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 09:37:04AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 10:16:35AM +0100, Fredrik Pettai wrote:
>  > > I guess it's more about noexec than nosuid.
>  > > It cannot execute +INSTALL script from /var/db/pkg/bash-4.2nb2/.
>  > 
>  > Yes, you're right, I was a bit trigger-happy on the send button.
>  > But still, could this be (re)designed so noexec could be used on
>  > /var in a good way?
> Given that many, many things that should be package metadata are
> actually encoded in install/deinstall scripts, it won't be easy.

The more difficult part is that the scripts sometimes create new files
as well and expect them to exist later.


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