[Aptitude-devel] Bug#806595: aptitude: Changelog download throws warning: "W: Can't drop privileges for downloading as file '/tmp/aptitude-root.15442:qGi6mn/aptitudeDownload6J+8J:+PsVGmTNm^.^::Lz:%.Hi55VKA' couldn't be accessed by user '_apt'. - pkgAcquire::Run (13: Permission denied)"

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 15:40:03 UTC 2016

2016-02-04 10:09 Marcel Partap:
>Uhhm.. so why does it try to write to a dir calculably owned by root
>with dropped privileges in the first place? Somewhat bothersome :/

Because libapt changed the behaviour recently:


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