On Fri, 2023-05-26 at 08:39 +0100, Matthew Vernon wrote:
> > So let me summarize Debian's "official" position as I understand it: we
> > do *NOT* care how dpkg's recommendations will break derivative
> > installations at all; if systems become unbootable, cause data loss,
> > ... now or in the future that is explicitly fine.
> This is also unhelpful (and incorrect).

No, it is correct.

We allow boot-critical parts to refer to files using either the path in
/ or /usr; on systems following the recommendations from dpkg's warning
this might result in non-booting systems.

That is what we sign up to accept by having the warning in dpkg.


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