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Re: /usr/doc symlinks

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Oct 2003 10:26:03 -0400, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> said: 
>> Santiago Vila wrote:
>>> Does anyone have a good estimation about the number of packages
>>> which currently do this? (That is, assume *blindly* that /usr/doc
>>> exists).

>> Packages that
>> c) happen to be written by Manoj? :-)

>        Say what now? Do you have any concrete examples, or is this
> just humour that has missed my funny bone (well, I do see the smiley,
> but my chain is easily jerked when talking about flaws in my
> packages)?

Quoting earlier in the thread:
| BTW: I would like to remove /usr/doc in base-files so that sarge
| installs made from scratch do not have a /usr/doc at all. The only
| thing which prevents me from doing that is that Manoj sort-of
| convinced me that according to policy, packages may in principle
| assume blindly that /usr/doc exists when creating/removing the
| symlinks.
               cu andreas

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