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Re: Discarding uploaded binary packages


On 18.10.2012 04:29, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 10:20 AM, Russell Coker wrote:
>> We could have a lintian warning for any occurance of the string "/home" in a
>> packaged file and have error conditions for "/build" and the current value of
>> $HOME for the account running lintian.
> Based on a quick grep of /usr/bin on my laptop, this is going to have
> a fair number of false positives; commented out paths, paths in POD
> documentation, URLs, paths outside of /home that include /home in
> their name somewhere.

Moreover, I bet there is a fair number of DDs building their stuff in
/srv, /some/random/non-fhs/directory and whatever else one could
imagine, possibly including /tmp. Scanning for a particular directory
or, list of directories, does not really help.

with kind regards,
Arno Töll
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