Re: mass bug gnustep programs: policy violation
On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 09:58:56PM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Dan Weber (email@example.com) [040622 05:40]:
> > There is a serious policy violation regarding all programs dependant
> > upon gnustep-base1 and themselves. They break Section 9.1.1 of the
> > Debian Policy.
> > Using /usr/lib/GNUstep for non-lib and executable binaries for direct
> > invocation is not permitted.
> Well, though I agree that this is a serious bug, I consider it
> inappropriate to try to deal with this pre-sarge. If we want to get
> sarge out, we can't always insists on doing major changes to complex
> packages _now_.
Maybe I'm missing something, but
what's the problem in moving the violating file in the right directories
and leaving symlinks in /usr/lib/GNUstep?
This is a very easy workaround and removes the FHS problems.
Francesco P. Lovergine