Bug#920692: Packages must not install files or directories into /var/cache
Ian Jackson writes ("Re: Bug#920692: Packages must not install files or directories into /var/cache"):
> Josh Triplett writes ("Bug#920692: Packages must not install files or directories into /var/cache"):
> > It's well-established in Debian (but not documented in Policy) that
> > packages must not install files or directories under /var/cache.
> I think `install' is a bit less clear than it should be. I think it's
> clearer when you say `ship'.
Also: do we really need to say this in policy ? Those three packages
are almost certainly violating the FHS rule, which is imported by
reference, and probably just filing bugs will fix it.
Policy does not need to document every possible bug. It only *needs*
to state things which are not otherwise clear, though it is of course
useful for it to mention *common* bugs. 3x in Debian doesn't seem
common to me.
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