Can't drop privileges Apt bug may not fetch all files of Nginx

Bug #1627595 reported by Abhishek Ghosh on 2016-09-26
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Bug Description

`apt-get source nginx` may not fetch all the files. It may confuse human while recompiling. Notice is officially present for fetching from git, still some users may get confused. They probably need to run `ls` to check stuffs. Reported for to avoid confusion by other users in future.

root@lalalaola:/opt/nginx# apt-get source nginx
...
W: Can't drop privileges for downloading as file 'nginx_1.11.3.orig.tar.gz' couldn't be accessed by user '_apt'. - pkgAcquire::Run (13: Permission denied)
...
root@lalalaola:/opt/nginx#/opt/nginx# ls -al

total 1916
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Sep 26 10:59 .
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Sep 26 04:42 ..
drwxr-xr-x 10 root root 4096 Sep 26 10:59 nginx-1.11.3
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1001436 Aug 9 20:47 nginx_1.11.3-0+xenial0.debian.tar.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2765 Aug 9 20:47 nginx_1.11.3-0+xenial0.dsc
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 938045 Aug 9 20:47 nginx_1.11.3.orig.tar.gz

description: updated
summary: - Can't drop privileges Apt bug is not fetching full code of Nginx
+ Can't drop privileges Apt bug may not fetch all files of Nginx
description: updated
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