Re: Generally accepted cut-off limit for -doc packages
Joey Hess wrote:
> James Troup wrote:
> > Off the top of my head and in the recent past I've seen:
> > o A source package with multiple (> 6) binaries and each one was
> > packaged as a separate deb for no particular reason.
> > o A 7k xmms plugin in a separate binary package (with no other files
> > modulo the policy mandated ones).
> > o 8k/22k (deb/installed) -examples package split out of a large C++
> > lib<foo>-dev package.
> > o A separate -demo package with a single 2k file (modulo policy mandated).
> > o A separate -doc package with 17 files and a grand total 70k of docs.
> Yeah, it's surely a shame that James rejected those fine policy-compliant
I do not object to ftpmaster applying common sense, as far as the
rejects are not a "no, not ever" REJECT but a "fix this please and/or
explain what I'm missing" REJECT (as James explained).