reconfiguring the locales package updates the file
I am not sure whether this is allowed by policy, hence severity: minor.
Maybe this file would better be in /var.
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* Simon McVittie:
> On Fri, 19 Jul 2019 at 15:13:00 +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>> Remaining usecases of i386 will be old binaries, some old Linux binaries
>> but especially old software (including many games) running in Wine.
>> Old Linux binaries will still need the old 32bit time_t.
a least in buster and later, reconfiguring locales will rewrite
the comments in /etc/locale.gen which indicate available locales. This
might confuse file integrity checkers and causes value ping-pong with
configuration management systems.
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