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Re: RFS: cracklib2

Jan Dittberner <jan@dittberner.info> writes:

> Lintian has two warning for 2.8.12-3:
> 1.) patch-system-but-direct-changes-in-diff (due to using autogen.sh in
>     debian/rules)
> 2.) command-with-path-in-maintainer-script (due to an absolute path to
>     /usr/sbin/update-cracklib in postinst)
> I fixed both issues 1. by creating a patch instead of calling
> autogen.sh in debian/rules and 2. by removing /usr/sbin in the
> postinst script.

I don't think that's the right solution to the first issue.  I know some
people prefer to do it this way, but I think it's much better to run the
autotools during the build.  Just delete the generated files during the
clean target and then the changes won't bloat the diff.

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

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