John E. Davis davis at
Mon Apr 14 16:45:28 UTC 2008

On Mon, 14 Apr 2008 11:11:48 +0200, "G. Milde" <milde at> said:
>The reason is given indirectly in slsh's changelog.Debian.gz
>   * set SLSH_LOCALLIB_DIR="", as we don't ship a local-packages dir in 
>      Debian (breaks FSSTND).

On my Debian etch system there is a directory called
/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages, which serves the same purpose as
slsh's local-packages directory.  In fact, the README file in that
directory contains

  This directory exists so that 3rd party packages can be installed
  here.  Read the source for for more details.

Are such directories allowed under /usr/lib but not under /usr/share?

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