Re: over 30000 bugs in our archive (!)
On Mon, 9 Feb 1998, Joey Hess wrote:
> This appears to be a bug in lintian:
> W: distributed-net: symlink-should-be-relative var/lib/distributed-net/distributed-net /usr/bin/distributed-net
> No it shouldn't. Quoting policy:
> In certain cases, however, relative links may cause more problems. For
> example, links into `/etc' and `/var' should be absolute.
As you quoted: links _into_ `/etc' and `/var' should be absolute. But the
link in distributed-net is
var/lib/distributed-net/distributed-net -> /usr/bin/distributed-net
so it's into /usr and thus should be relative :-)
-- Christian Schwarz
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