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Re: lintian and (non-)conffiles in /etc

From: Ethan Benson <erbenson@alaska.net>
Subject: Re: lintian and (non-)conffiles in /etc
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 23:43:01 -0900

> > > Policy does not require files in /etc to be marked as conffiles.  When I
> > 
> > Agreed.  Then don't you think that the lintian' message is
> > inappropriate?
> no, /etc files shipped IN the package, must be conffiles, no
> question.  

Okay, then the statement of policy is inappropriate, IMHO.

My main point is only that the statement of policy and
the message of lintian are not consistent.

Best regards,		   2001.11.14

 Debian Developer & Debian JP Developer - much more I18N of Debian
 Atsuhito Kohda <kohda@debian.org>
 Department of Math., Tokushima Univ.

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