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Re: Lintian Changes



On Mon, Dec 20, 1999 at 08:46:11AM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
>  > Overrides.  Packages can now specify overrides locally.  Lintian will look
>  > for a file named override.Lintian in the /usr/share/doc/<package>
>  > directory.
> 
> Is this file really needed in such a prominent place? It's seen by
> every user, who looks for documentation for the package. There are
> other files like .dhelp which keep some debian specific administrative 
> stuff and are "invisible". Or move it to /var/lib/dpkg/info/.

.dhelp is unknown and there was violent objections to putting it in a place
where dpkg would collect it (like the DEBIAN control tarball of the deb).

If -policy wants to come up with an official place for it... (or, more
generally, value-added packaging information files) I can move it.

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