Re: Sub-categorizing the /usr/doc directory.
>>>>> "Brian" == Brian White <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Brian> Maintainers don't chose what section their package goes
Brian> in -- they only recommend. It's decided by the ftp site
Brian> maintainer (Guy).
Maybe they should co-ordinate with one another a little then.
Brian> Besides which, I don't remember which section I got a
Brian> specific package from. Was xgalaga in X11 or games?
dpkg --info packagname
>> From a "use" point of view, the user knows what package
Brian> he's looking for when going into /usr/doc, so why does a
Brian> large directory make any difference?
It takes a long time to grind through a very full directory, and for
software to cons up lists of the files there.
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