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Re: /usr/local in some packages

Herbert Xu wrote:
> After purging emacs today, the damn thing deleted my /usr/local symlink since
> it was the last package to have /usr/local in it.  Obviously this is not very
> clever.
> So we should either remove /usr/local from all packages, or tell dpkg to not
> remove /usr/local.  I personally favour the former solution.

The former is already policy (section 3.1.2).  As far as lintian can
tell, xemacs20-support is the only package that still breaks it.
I've just filed a bugreport.

Richard Braakman

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