Re: Policy change about `/usr/lib/cgi-bin' - Mass bug filing pending...
* Tollef Fog Heen (email@example.com) disait :
> >As you might have noticed, the last policy version (3.7.0) says that
> >web application packages must not put CGIs under `/usr/lib/cgi-bin'
> Given that apache2 has almost a magnitude more installations than all
> the other web servers in Debian (sans apache 1) combined and the apache
> team has no intentions of adopting the cgi-lib policy, I think the idea
> of cgi-lib is quite dead.
Then, I don't understand why we have this discussion _after_ the policy
has been changed...
I thought the policy was a trustable document, where developers could
find guidelines for their work, it seems that it's not always true. Sad.
> If policy documents something which isn't true and won't be true, it
> should be changed back again.
In the meantime, do you suggest to use lintian overrides for fixing this
in webapp packages or purely ignoring the lintian complaints?
I hope we can solve that issue soon, it's pretty confusing for maintainers.
Alexis Sukrieh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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