Bug#40706: AMENDMENT 17/7/99] /usr/share/doc vs. /usr/doc transition
Manoj Srivastava writes:
> dpkg may well have problems with the symlink, so any packages still
> installing in /usr/doc/<package> could cause problems with dpkg.
> Since the move is likely to take a long time, this grand
> move-in-one-fell-swoop is likely to be fraught with problems.
This is a weak argument. If dpkg is broken, dpkg should be fixed. I
submit that it fould be best to freeze, *then* fix dpkg, then simply
symlink /usr/doc to /usr/share/doc.
Unfortunately my application has not been processed, so I cannot
formally object to this proposal.
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