Re: Packages with documentation only in /usr/share/doc
On Tue, Feb 22, 2000 at 11:42:42PM -0500, Greg Stark wrote:
> > I used to put the files in the bind-doc directory, and drop a symlink or three
> > in the bind directory pointing to them. This was problematic to handle, and
> > I took bug reports over a couple of revisions about ways the system could end
> > up with dangling symlinks. Concensus of the folks I talked to was that more
> > people would look first in the bind directory than in the bind-doc directory
> > to find the docs, so I put them there...
> Couldn't you have bind-doc contain _only_ files in /usr/share/doc/bind and
> symlink /usr/shaer/doc/bind-doc -> bind ?
No, because then the copyright file and the changelogs would overlap with
bind which could be installed, so you'd have to use `Replaces: bind' in
bind-doc, which is ugly.
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