Re: Vanishing /usr/doc symlink
>>"Santiago" == Santiago Vila <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Santiago> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
Santiago> Could you please give an example of such package?
Santiago> Does dpkg not break horribly in such case?
>> Packages which move /usr/doc/$package dirs to subdirs in
>> /usr/share/doc/$package are:
>> angband, angband-doc, c2man, cvs-buildpackage, dist, flex, gnus,
>> kernel-package, latex2html, libcgi-perl, mailagent, make, pkg-order,
>> psgml, vm
>> There is no breakage in dpkg for any of these.
Santiago> Interesting. Do you have a way to ensure that the .list
Santiago> files at /var/lib/dpkg/info match the actual location of
Santiago> files after such a move? (This is the breakage I refer).
No, these are just like any other files created by the
postinst -- they are not managed by dpkg. (/var/lib/dpkg/info lists
files that are managed by dpkg -- but those are not the only files
that a package may install).
You don't have to think too hard when you talk to teachers. Salinger
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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