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Re: Status of apt-listbugs


On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 08:52:43AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> At first I'm bored about the Ruby dependency.  I'm not against Ruby but
> I do not want yet another scripting language on a production server.

does that mean you intend to rewrite it in perl or whatever other
scripting language you like to see on a production server? 

> Looking at apt-listbugs I would file the following further bug reports
> (and I would do so if I would see a reason to be optimistic that they
> would be solved).
>   1. Strange config file
>      Apt-listbugs stores the bugs it just listed in
>             /etc/apt/listbugs/ignore_bugs
>      This results in a change in /etc after nearly every apt run which
>      definitely sucks.

this is against FHS and violates policy. Such information belongs to
/var not /etc. Should be fixed pre sarge or the package removed from
testing, though.  

    - michael

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