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Bug#143825: Bug#170019: debian-policy: Ambiguity in section 11.7.2 (Configuration files: Location)

On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 10:39:57PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 12:40:32PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > Frankly, it should be enough to simply mandate /etc for all configuration
> > files, I don't know why we keep this exception for other directories.
> Technically, it's enough to mandate /etc, but suggesting the use of
> symlinks from /usr might make life a bit easier for some maintainers who
> are aghast at the thought of rewriting upstream to use /etc natively.
> *cough*143825*cough*

*cough*Patches welcome.*cough*

G. Branden Robinson                |    You should try building some of the
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    stuff in main that is
branden@debian.org                 |    modern...turning on -Wall is like
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