Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at
Thu Mar 10 01:08:26 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-09 at 16:59 -0800, Jeff Sheltren wrote:

>-While I agree that it is best not to create a directory directly in /var/,
>that has been the default location for cfengine for quite some time now -
>So, does Extras have a 'best practice' in this case?  Upstream wants to use
>/var/cfengine, should that be ignored to make a 'cleaner' package?

I don't think we need to go against upstream for this. Ideally, the
package maintainer should try to take this argument to the upstream
maintainers, to see if upstream is willing to change.

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