Re: software updates file in /usr -- policy bug?
martin f krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb:
> For reference, here are two points that came up on IRC:
It's good that you keep us non-chatters informed. However:
> - The administrator has no place in /usr, it's the package
> manager's domain.
> - Tools keep MD5 sums for files installed. When a file in /usr
> changes, it is usually an indication of something fishy; thus,
> certain programmes will fire alarms.
> Lastly, the policy promises that /usr can be read-only and
> guarantees software to be fully functional.
Now, where is the possible policy bug?
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