Re: Bug#57218: /usr/local erased
On Fri, Feb 11, 2000 at 09:15:00PM +0100, Torsten Landschoff wrote:
> Hi Santiago,
> On Wed, Feb 09, 2000 at 12:16:57PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > This problem has a technical solution (see base-files), not too difficult
> > to implement. However, if it's true that the /usr/local directory inside
> > gs.deb bug was discovered quickly and fixed quickly, not too many people
> > will have their /usr/local-symlink directory removed because of upgrading
> > to the fixed version, so I, for one, would not mind very much that you do
> > nothing about it, as long as upgrades from slink work without problems.
> > (Just my 0.02 euro :-)
> I agree and this is the way I chose.
> Torsten Landschoff Bluehorn@IRC <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Debian Developer and Quality Assurance Committee Member
So how many actual reports of /usr/local getting wiped have come in? I
personally think both of Torsten and Santiago have been known to make
decisions that are not the most technically sound. If even ONE person
has had this directory cleared because of your mistake, it's one too
... bleakness ... desolation ... plastic forks ...