Re: Installing packages without manpages and docs
rpm suports this.
I dont know if dpkg has to support the nodocs option.
Regards, Paulo Henrique
Quoting Andreas Tille (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> On Wed, 9 Aug 2000, Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:
> > The /usr/share thing is a mounstruosity in Debian, and nothing more.
> > There's absolutely no prevision for making it shareable among machines
> > unless you have the same packages installed everywhere at the same
> > versions...
> > There... I've said it at last.. =)
> Even if I have no real use for the feature to share /usr/share over
> several boxes it seemed to me it's declared intention. I'm avare that
> it isn't possible with the current dpkg but we've got a bug report
> severity wishlist about a "--without-docs" option for dpkg. May be
> someone is bothered by the missing feature to share what is intended
> to share should file a similar bugreport for an option "--without-share".
> We need to have an option for apt which can be set on the box which holds
> /usr/share to "share=yes" and all the other boxes to "share=no".
> Just an idea
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