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Re: mass bug gnustep programs: policy violation

Jérôme Warnier wrote:
Le mar 22/06/2004 à 05:35, Dan Weber a écrit :

There is a serious policy violation regarding all programs dependant upon gnustep-base1 and themselves. They break Section 9.1.1 of the Debian Policy.

Using /usr/lib/GNUstep for non-lib and executable binaries for direct invocation is not permitted.

Mozilla and OpenOffice.org also violate the FHS in a similar way. The
packagers say that for such huge applications, having files all around
the system is more a problem than violating FHS.

I just looked at the output of dpkg -L mozilla-browser, and I don't see anything that violates the FHS in the way described. /usr/mozilla/mozilla-bin is not meant for direct invocation by the user, because there is a shell script shipped as /usr/bin/mozilla-1.6 that sets up the environment for it before it runs.
Everything else seems to fit in to /usr/lib just fine.

Philip Miller

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