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Re: why are there /bin and /usr/bin...

Simon McVittie <smcv@debian.org> writes:

> It might be worth having a Lintian check for the situation you describe,
> since missing libraries will generally prevent the executable from
> starting up at all, whereas missing bits of /usr/share or /var might not
> be so important.

Unfortunately, there isn't any way to check this in Lintian since Lintian
has no idea whether a given library will be found in /lib or in /usr/lib.
It's one of those things that needs to be done in a cross-archive check
that has access to data about multiple packages at once.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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