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Re: Vanishing /usr/doc symlink

>>"Joey" == Joey Hess <joey@kitenet.net> writes:

 Joey> Can you even guarantee that all the postinsts in Debian will deal
 Joey> correctly with a missing /usr/doc? That code path has not had much
 Joey> testing.

	I think it is reasonable to expect a package to be able to do
   rm -rf  /usr/doc/$package; ln -s ../share/doc/$package /usr/doc/$package
 in current policy.

	When writing standards documents, and policies, you need to
 not just care for the most common case and ignore the outliers. 

 Joey> [1] Except for in postinsts written by Manoj, perhaps.

	Hey. Stop it with comments about my postinst ;-) At least they
 are robust.

 "BYTE editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then
 print the chaff." Lionel Hummel (uiucdcs!hummel), derived from a
 quote by Adlai Stevenson, Sr.
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
1024R/C7261095 print CB D9 F4 12 68 07 E4 05  CC 2D 27 12 1D F5 E8 6E
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B  924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C

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