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Re: Keeping information on the build system

On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 10:19:17PM +0200, Cyrille Chepelov wrote:
> Le lun, oct 15, 2001, à 09:51:34 +0200, Yann Dirson a écrit:
> [snip] > Please
> > get my current dh_buildinfo (URL somewhere in the thread) and comment
> > on it :)
> <comment>
> Oh no ! not _again_ one more generally useless file per package on the file
> system ! 
> </comment>
> (same facility could be used, btw, to keep descriptions out of available,
> for low-resource machines. On my router, descriptions take up 59% of the
> available file, and when you only have 8 Mb, RAM space and disk bandwith 

Policy normally allow you to remove files in /usr/share/doc without harming
your system.

<quote "Policy 13.3">
Files in /usr/share/doc should not be referenced by any program, and the system administrator should be able to delete them without causing any programs to break. 



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