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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 :-)


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