Re: including translated manpages in packages
On Aug 21, Rafael Caetano dos Santos <email@example.com> wrote:
>Clearly, many people don't want hundreds of foreign language manpages
>installed. But unfortunately our installation system doesn't handle
>thinks like "profiles" or "environment variables", which could be used to
>tell each installation script which language(s) will be used on the
>system. Hopefully, this kind of thing will be included in dpkgV2, or at
A rm -rf of the appropriate trees after upgrades is a good workaround.
>My (unofficial) proposal is roughly: if there are translated manpages for
>a package, and a developer sends them to the mantainer, he must include
>them in the package.
I agree, but we should really try to pass them upstream.