On 15 Feb 1998, Ulf Fredriksson wrote:
> I just uploaded the new version of TCPQuota (1.6.11) which
> should fix most of the lintian bugs...
> I have some questions though:
> 1. E: tcpquota: binary-without-manpage tcpquotaconfig
> E: tcpquota: binary-without-manpage verifytcpquota
> These are used by the postinst script and by cron to
> verify that the daemon is up and running... They are
> not 'user binaries'. Should they realy have manpages?
No, but then they shouldn't be in /usr/sbin. Perhaps you should place them
> 2. E: tcpquota: debmake-templates-in-copyright
> I'm the author (one of them any way) and this is our
> copyright (GPL)... ?
The problem is that the copyright file still contains the text `<fill in
ftp site>' and `<Must follow here>'. Since the actual copyright is already
included in your file, I propose to simply remove these text pieces.
> 3. W: tcpquota: relative-conffile etc/cron.weekly/tcpquotad
> W: tcpquota: relative-conffile etc/init.d/tcpquotad
> W: tcpquota: relative-conffile etc/tcpquota/tcpquota.cf
> I read in some of the new-maintainer docs before I became
> a developer that that was the way, use relative paths...
> When I create the package, it should install in 'debian/tmp/....'
> NOT '/etc'... That's why I used relative, because when the install
> is taking place, it is installed in '/etc'... Explanation
> wanted please...
Please check out the Policy Manual, section 3.3.5 for details.
Links into /etc and /var should be absolute, all others relative.
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