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Re: Possible bug in multiple packages

"David" == David Bristel <targon@targonia.com> writes:

David> of packages.  sendmail, along with several other packages, sets

Sendmail too has the problem of ambiguity, the executableness of
/usr/sbin/sendmail doesn't necessarily mean the init.d script should
run.  Maybe it could check for someting in /usr/lib/sendmail instead of

David> these daemons.  Is there currently a policy to require the
David> docs?

Policy merely requires docs come with the package.  I think its the
consensus that everything should run even if /usr/doc is deleted.


Basically, I want people to know that when they use binary-only
modules, it's THEIR problem.  I want people to know that in their
bones, and I want it shouted out from the rooftops.  I want people to
wake up in a cold sweat every once in a while if they use binary-only
        -- Linus Torvalds

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