[csw-maintainers] Modifying check for /usr/share

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Sat Apr 13 11:18:47 CEST 2013

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:

> 2013/4/12 Peter FELECAN <pfelecan at opencsw.org>:
>>> I would like to suggest a change in the check for /usr/share presence, where the presence of
>>> /usr/share/lib/zoneinfo is acceptable, as this should be taken from the system. Thoughts?
>> If we don't provide a specific "zoneinfo" file, and why should we ?,
>> then this seems very reasonable.
> I have a general feeling that these content checks are too broad and
> produce so many false positives, that they border on unhelpful.  Maybe
> we should make them less broad as the first measure. For starters,
> they should only concern binaries.
> We could also review how useful they are in the long run. We did have
> a bug caused by a reference to /usr/share, but if this check did not
> help us since, we can remove it without losing much.

Globally agree with you. IMHO we can exclude from this kind of check the
Info files, the manual pages and the documentation in general. Also,
specific files as "zoneinfo" are good candidates. But removing all these
checks is not a good solution.

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