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Bug#552584: file-in-usr-local /usr/local/etc

severity 552584 normal

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 01:36:40PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> Package: rootskel-gtk
> Version: 1.16
> Severity: serious
> User: lintian-maint@debian.org
> Usertags: file-in-usr-local

> Justification: The package installs a file in /usr/local/... which is not allowed.

> The package should not be looking into /usr/loca/etc, anyway. The site admin
> already has a location to add site specific configuration: /etc.

There's no reason to treat this as release-critical for a udeb; udebs are
only used as part of the installer where conflicts with user-managed files
are not possible.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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