Re: libmodule-corelist-perl diversion of corelist.1.gz
On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 05:03:07PM +0000, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> Source: libmodule-corelist-perl
> Version: 2.18-1
> [ Damyan Ivanov ]
> * remove unnecessary diversion of corelist.1.gz
Hi Damyan (debian-perl cc'd),
what's the rationale for this?
The choice of diverting away corelist.1.gz and shipping corelist.1p.gz
as a replacement was deliberate, see #474529 for the discussion.
Quoting Colin Watson in the bug:
> I'd contend that you should simply divert the manual page in the same
> way. It's almost always wrong to handle manual pages differently from
> binaries in maintainer scripts - if you divert foo to foo.real, you
> should also divert foo.1.gz to foo.real.1.gz. (Similarly for
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