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Re: Arch-dependent files in /usr/share

* Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> [141102 22:12]:
> Sune Vuorela <nospam@vuorela.dk> writes:
> > All the cmake files in the list, on the other hand, should be shippable
> > in /usr/lib/
> > I'm not sure about all the lintian overrides in there. Maybe a fix needs
> > to be applied in lintian for arch specific overrides ?
> I think it's worth considering whether we should just dump the Lintian
> checks for arch-independent files in /usr/lib, and make a corresponding
> change to Policy that says that packages are free to put arch-independent
> files there.

I agree. The various interpreters already ship most of their
standard library files in /usr/lib. I'd also want to point out that
additional search paths in /usr/share would add significant
runtime overhead.

 ,''`.  Christian Hofstaedtler <zeha@debian.org>
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