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Re: Suggestion on structure of Graphics section of repository
> > If you want to build an RPM who does not conflict with KDE you must
> > use shared files and AFAIK that is only possible if you make it with
> > the same SRPM.
> Is this an issue if we use a static build ?
Yes. I was thinking in the user who first installs the standalone kdvi
and decides one day to install KDE. There will be a conflict if we
didn't generate them from the same SRPM (shared files).
> > -SVGAlib is an inherent security problem because every program using
> > it must be setuid root. SVGAlib is ideal for one day needing
> > anti-virus programs on Linux.
> the last time I remember crashing my machine was when I tried using an
> SVGAlib package (-:.
Linux allows root programs to issue very dangerous system calls like
iopl() who allows the program to block interrupts.
Jean Francois Martinez
The worthy man is the one who would drink muddy water if such were the
water of truth.