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Re: /usr/doc transition and other things

On Wed, Sep 01, 1999 at 08:12:20AM -0400, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> It was my understanding that this situation could be resolved in the same
> fashion that the man and info transitions were. By making the docs viewing
> programs aware of both the old and new locations, and back porting them
> into slink, the broken tools issue is resolved.

AFAIK, it's just not possible to make Apache (and other web browsers)
make both /usr/doc and /usr/share/doc accessible at the one
http://localhost/doc URL.

Choosing just one or the other means packages like info2www have problems,
see Bug#42741 (currently against apache), for an example.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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