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Re: Arch-dependent files in /usr/share

Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org> writes:
> Russ Allbery wrote:

>> 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.

> See bug 741304; that change occurred in Policy, and lintian
> should change to match.

Not quite.  That still requires moving whole directories to /usr/lib (at
normal severity level).  I'm saying that we should consider waiving this
section of the FHS completely and letting packagers use /usr/lib for
arch-independent files.

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

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