Re: fixing up /usr/doc
Chris Waters <email@example.com> writes:
> Basically, you shouldn't be looking in usr/doc/packagename unless you've
> been directed to do so by other documentation -- and that should tell
> you *which* directory, so you don't have to hunt around.
False! According to debian policy, /usr/doc/ _is_ the proper
location for supplemental documentation, as well as for the copyright
and changelog files. Upstream READMEs, README.debian, and
../examples/ are very important documentation that has no other
When I install a package that I am not familiar with, I look in
/usr/doc first. /usr/doc/ppp is an excellent example of the value of
the /usr/doc/package-name directory.
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