Re: providing non-file data in a debian package
On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 10:20:52PM +0200, Oliver Kurth wrote:
> What do you mean by 'more normal'? Something in /var?
The FHS would be a good reference for this.
> The location is not the point, as long as it's on ram disk (I also want
> to avoid wearing out the CF card, and save space on it). More important
> for me is if it is 'allowed' to delete a file that is part of the
It's a bit silly, but you're allowed to do whatever you like with your own
system and packages. I don't imagine this package would be useful in
Debian, regardless of whether it would be allowed, since it is so
> Another solution could be to have it as part of the debian package,
> without having it copied to the filesystem, and extracting it by another
> way. But I do not know if that is possible.
You are already stretching the usefulness of putting this data in a Debian
package at all; if you are not using the tools to install it, then there
would be no point at all in packaging it.