Re: W file-missing-in-md5sums (113 packages)
Excerpts from Joachim Breitner's message of Seg Mar 01 07:08:30 -0300 2010:
> Am Montag, den 01.03.2010, 15:28 +1100 schrieb Trent W. Buck:
> > This seems to be a systemic bug in haskell-devscripts:
> > http://lintian.debian.org/tags/file-missing-in-md5sums.html
> > What should be done about it?
> I asked on d-devel if it’s a lintian bug if it expects md5sums for files
> in /var. Most responses indicated that a file should either not be
> modifiable (and thus be listed in the md5sums file), or be modifiable
> and be a conffile in /etc.
I remember they pointed that, if the file is not modifiable, it should stay in
/usr. I think it makes more sense, from the Debian FHS point of view, to put
it in /usr, but if upstream puts (?) it in /var, I don't know if it worths it
to change that.