Re: lintian: usr-doc-symlink-without-dependency
On Mon, Feb 16, 1998 at 07:52:20PM +0000, Andy Mortimer wrote:
> Dear Christian and the Debians,
> Lintian gives the usr-doc-symlink-without-dependency error for most of the
> svgalib packages. This is because (I think) it installs a symlink to
> /usr/doc/svgalib, but this is provided by svgalibg1 (on which all other
> packages depend), and not a package named svgalib.
> Simple question: what should I do?
> I rather like having /usr/doc/svgalib, as that seems to be the obvious place
> for it. Perhaps it needs an override?
Why? lintian is supposed to make sure that packages follow Debian
policy, and policy says that the /usr/doc directory should have the
same name as the package.
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