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Re: Vanishing /usr/doc symlink

On Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 09:51:49PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > manoj
> > who can't figger why we can't just make a plan and stick to it
> Because the plan was not perfect, obviously.
> We will not be able to release woody (a fresh install) without
> /usr/doc just because policy said it had to exist, but it would have
> been technically possible and desirable to do so.
> I'm sure most users will notice that a woody system works fine if they
> rm -rf /usr/doc, and they will end up doing that, regardless of our
> extremely slow transition plan. If we "legislate" something and people
> end up doing something different, then we are legislating for nobody.

I very much doubt that this will be the case.  Most users are not
sysadmins, and who would dare try rm -rf /usr/doc if they weren't
following these mailing lists?



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