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Re: Bug#62352: usr/doc and /usr/share/doc confusion

On Fri, Apr 14, 2000 at 05:15:35PM +0900, Julian Stoev wrote:
> I think /usr/doc is needed by some applications. But the current policy states, 
> that documentaion should be available also in /usr/share/doc and other applications
> expect the documentation to be there.

The aim is that all documentation is available in one directory,
and at present that directory is /usr/doc. Packages are welcome to provide
their documentation in /usr/share/doc but must create a symlink in
their postinst in /usr/doc.

At some time in the future we can expect /usr/share/doc to become
definitive and for /usr/doc to disappear.

Until then any package which does not create the symlink is buggy.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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