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Re: Packages with empty directories

On Tuesday 20 November 2007 10:26:39 pm Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> On 21/11/2007, Daniel Schepler wrote:
> > Obviously, a lot of these will be false positives, so I definitely
> > won't file mass bugs based on this list without checking the full
> > details first.
> Maybe suggesting a lintian check would be a good idea?
> Cheers,

It would be hard to write a check without numerous false positives.  Under 
those circumstances I think they would be classified as "I:" messages, which 
hardly anybody would see anyway.  I suppose it would be possible to write a 
check for empty /usr/sbin, /usr/bin, /etc, ... in packages != base-files, but 
that would miss a lot of cases.
Daniel Schepler

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