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Re: /usr/man -> /usr/share/man, etc

Josip Rodin writes:

> Those are configuration files, and nothing guarantees that the user
> will use the generic file or fold in the changes made in it. Such
> dependency wouldn't be reliable.

I think I already pointed out that this is a solvable problem.

> Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:

>> Now it is. If the upgrade had been better planned, we would have be
>> able to do this very easily, because we would have got a precise
>> "FHS migration guidelines for upgrading your pet package". Now this
>> discussion is rather pointless.. =)

Does there now exist a process which will ensure that the next such
move will be planned?

> The Release Notes mention in one place that you can't access
> manpages in /usr/share/man without upgrading man-db. I haven't
> noticed any bug reports from users saying they can't view some
> manpages. I don't think anyone will have a major problem with this.

Personally I decided it'd be more sensible to ask here than to submit
a bug report against every package affected.


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