Re: localization & documentation files locations
Pietro Battiston wrote:
> Either I was not clear or I don't understand your answers.
> Il giorno mer, 24/11/2010 alle 11.30 +0000, Jonathan Wiltshire ha
>> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 05:29:34PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> > On 11/24/2010 04:04 PM, Pietro Battiston wrote:
>> > > 2) If I was a user searching for documentation for pkgname, I would
>> > > presumably look at /usr/share/doc/pkgname. Instead, if I'm putting
>> > > documentation in package pkgname-doc, dh_installdocs automatically
>> > > installs it at /usr/share/doc/pkgname-doc. Is this a minor glitch or
>> > > desired behaviour?
>> > >
>> > If you list your documentation files in debian/pkgname-doc,
>> > then dh_installdocs will do what should be!
> Yes, that's what I do, files end up in
> and I don't like that, because as a user I would instead search them
> But I _do_ want the files to reside in the python-sqlkit-doc package.
But that is how dh_installdocs works. If you want the documentation in
another directory, you have to put it there on your own (debian/install
debian/rules). (But I do not know if that breaks a policy...)