[aur-general] Dangerous package - requesting temporary removal

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Tue Jun 29 16:20:29 EDT 2010

 On 29.06.2010 22:17, Ionuț Bîru wrote:
> On 06/29/2010 11:11 PM, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
>>   I'm requesting that "libcamp-git"
>> (http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=38213) be removed for the time
>> being. The packager appears to be inexperienced and currently MAKING the
>> package results in pollution of the user system if the user has root
>> permissions. If not, the package fails to build.
> that's why you should never build packages as root. it has "make
> install" without specifying destdir

Yup, I pointed out the same thing in the comments.

>> I notified the maintainer in the comments and I'm unsure if I'm being
>> unfair by already bringing this up on the mailing list since he appears
>> to be inexperienced but what the package does is rather dangerous.
>> -- Sven-Hendrik
> i've disown it and if you want you can fix it

Thank you, but then I'll request a deletion as I'll upload it under a
proper name.

-- Sven-Hendrik

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