Re: Adoption of the FHS
> Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk> writes:
> > 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.
Of course they would have to be integrated into lintian -- otherwise
lintian itself would probably not be policy compliant!
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
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