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Re: Symlinking /usr/share/doc/<package> is not allowed

On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 02:32:12PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 08:00:21PM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > I don't see any objection to symlinking if both packages are created of
> > the same sourcepackage, the second one depends on =first-package-version
> > and (naturally) have the same copyright.
> It makes it impossible to extract the changelog, copyright file, etc. from
> the .deb (because it isn't there).

There are zero reactions on the #78341 [1] proposal to change your
policy that covers an adjacent issue (inclusion of the full GPL text in
all GPL'ed packages)...

>  - mdz


[1] http://bugs.debian.org/78341


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