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