Re: Deleting uncompressed Info/Doc files at upgrades
Zed Pobre <email@example.com> writes:
> I don't agree here. Some programs have included example files
> that are either c files that (unless there's a trick I don't know
> about) will not compile compressed, or example data files that cannot
> be read by the program in question compressed. The svgalib package(s)
> comes to mind as an example. Should I file a wishlist bug against
> policy that files meant to be compiled or used by programs otherwise
> not supporting gzip be left uncompressed?
Unless you're logged in as root, you're not going to be able to build
these example files inside /usr/doc (nor should you) anyway, so you'll
have to copy them somewhere else. You can run gunzip on them then and
there's no problem.
Rob Browning <firstname.lastname@example.org> PGP=E80E0D04F521A094 532B97F5D64E3930