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Re: Adoption of the FHS



On Mon, May 24, 1999 at 03:59:46PM +0200, Christian Leutloff wrote:
> > So it would be very good to hear from people: what problems are we
> > likely to face in the move, how can we do it without destroying 2500+
> > packages, etc., etc.
> 
> Why not integrating tests for the FHS compliance into lintian!? First
> they are warnings and for a later point they will be errors. So most
> of the packages will be changed through the normal update
> process. Only for the (hopefully) few remaining packages extra work
> has to be performed.

I'll settle for lintian recognizing files when they are in FHS compatible
locations and not popping up warnings and errors because of something
like a manpage in /usr/share/man rather than /usr/man personally.  =>

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