Re: Uploading new webmin to stable (Fixing: #318414)
On Thursday, June 08, 2006 9:40 PM, Patrick Winnertz
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>> I'm working on webmin for debian-edu and we have an rather important
>> in webmin for us to fix in debian stable. Would it be possible to fix
>> #318414 with the attached patch?
>> + usr/share/webmin/config-lib.pl
>> usr/local/share/webmin/config-lib.pl \ +
>> usr/share/webmin/ui-lib.pl usr/local/share/webmin/ui-lib.pl
afaics, that's a violation of policy 9.1.2, assuming that "files" includes
As mandated by the FHS, packages must not place any files in
`/usr/local', either by putting them in the file system archive to be
unpacked by `dpkg' or by manipulating them in their maintainer
However, the package may create empty directories below `/usr/local'
so that the system administrator knows where to place site-specific
files. These are not directories _in_ `/usr/local', but are children
of directories in `/usr/local'. These directories
(`/usr/local/*/dir/') should be removed on package removal if they are
However, because `/usr/local' and its contents are for exclusive use
of the local administrator, a package must not rely on the presence or
absence of files or directories in `/usr/local' for normal operation.