On Wed, Oct 09, 2019 at 05:51:53PM +0200, Ansgar Burchardt wrote: > Package: debian-policy > Version: 22.214.171.124 > Severity: minor > > While checking the upgrade checklist I noticed this new requirement: > > +--- > | 4.9 > | Required targets must not write outside of the unpacked source > | package tree, except for TMPDIR, /tmp and /var/tmp. > +--- > > The wording is a bit too strict and should be relaxed. There are > other paths that should be fine to be written to during the build > process, for example /dev/shm, /run/lock, or possibly anything > below /proc/<pid> for processes spawned by the build process.
Hello Ansgar, Do you have example of packages that does that ? (FWIW I do not consider writing to /proc/pid to be writing. This is the same issue as with using localhost and network access.) Cheers, -- Bill. <ballo...@debian.org> Imagine a large red swirl here.