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Re: Font packages changes required for dropping chkfontpath/xfs



On Mon, 2007-07-30 at 16:12 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-07-31 at 05:03 +0900, Mamoru Tasaka wrote:
> > Adam Jackson wrote, at 07/31/2007 04:27 AM +9:00:
> > > Seriously.  What does a relative symlink win you here?
> > 
> > As I said "from packaging issue", current Fedora's packaging policy is:
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > $ rpmlint -I symlink-should-be-relative
> > symlink-should-be-relative :
> > Absolute symlinks are problematic eg. when working with chroot environments.
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> This is merely an rpmlink complaint.  Symlinks aren't mentioned in the
> packaging policy at all.

The chroot concern is real, though.  And unless there's a really good
reason for it, symlinks _should_ be relative.  Even if all they have in
common is /.

Jeremy


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