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Re: Multi-binary packages and documentation directories

On 1 Jan 1997, Guy Maor wrote:

> Chris Fearnley <cjf@netaxs.com> writes:
> > It seems elegant to me to have /usr/doc/<source-pkg-name> instead of
> > <pkg-name>.
> This only works if it is obvious that <pkg-name> comes from
> <source-pkg-name>.  For example, mgetty-{voice,fax,} all come from the
> source package mgetty, so it works there.  But the bash source package
> generates bash and libreadline2 so it doesn't work there, and I've
> opted for separate doc directories.

I vote for placing the docs in the directory
and have a symlink
	/usr/doc/<pkg-name> -> <source-pkg-name>

This way it is easy locate the documentation under the package name (the
first thing I do after installing a new package is to have a look at
/usr/doc/<pkg-name> to find some hints) while we have all related docs in
one place.

Just my 2 cents,


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