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Re: Packages with empty directories

Daniel Schepler schrieb:
> 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.

Imho adding a lintian check for empty /usr/bin, /usr/sbin, /usr/lib and
/usr/include directories (as created by dh-make) would be a good start.


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