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Bug#118646: Not just a dpkg/run-parts problem

On 14-Nov-02, 15:03 (CST), Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote: 
> IIRC, /etc/cron.d is a debian extention that is not in the LSB, so we
> don't have to worry about making it support lsb names.

It's in 1.2, if not earlier. See


It was originally a Debian extension, but it looks like it's been picked

As I said, I don't think it's just cron. Andreas M. just pointed out
/etc/logrotate.d, and /etc/X/Xsession.d (which sure looks like it uses
the same rules) among others. They may not be affected by the LSB, but
they are affected by dpkg naming conventions, and wouldn't it be nice
if we could point to some set of rules which worked for all of these
"fragment" type directories?

Steve Greenland

    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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