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Re: Absolute symlinks in deb-packages

Niels Thykier wrote:

> Not all of them should be absolute.  The Debian Policy states that
> symlinks within a "top-level" directory should be relative, where as
> symlinks between two different "top-level" directories should be
> absolute.  See Policy §10.5[1] and its footnote[2].

For future reference, that's why debian-policy@ is a good list for
this sort of thing.  Most likely some of the regulars there remember
why that requirement came about and might appreciate the opportunity
to reevaluate it.

Hope that helps,

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