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Re: Lintian based autorejects

Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> On 11921 March 1977, Steve Langasek wrote:
>> E: ftp-master: debian-rules-is-symlink
>> Not a requirement that's derived from Policy at all.  If you think this is
>> important to require for all packages due to the side effect on lintian's
>> ability to do further checking, please discuss it on debian-policy; in the
>> meantime, please drop.
> Dropped.

Doesn't Policy say debian/rules must be a make file? I'd say a make file is not
the same as a symlink to a make file and thus this is covered by Policy, but if
that's just me we could bring this to debian-policy@ and see if there's
consensus to explicitly forbid symlinks.


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