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Bug#688084: Please consider tagging #612918 wheezy-ignore

Hi Michael,

Michael Gilbert wrote:

> Bug #612918 involves a violation of the FHS (using a file in /etc as a
> state file), thus violating debian policy.  Apparently there was going
> to be some involved upstream work to correct the problem, but after
> over a year, that appears not to have happened.  Given that and the
> fact that practically speaking, its only really problematic in a
> read-only /etc environment, and users in that situation can choose a
> different network manager anyway, I think it would be appropriate to
> ignore it for wheezy until that upstream work actually gets done.

Wouldn't an alternative be to simply use a symlink or patch to move
wicd's list of networks under /var?


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