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Re: Spliting packages between pkg and pkg-data

On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 12:03:33PM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 20-Nov-05, 05:13 (CST), Bill Allombert <allomber@math.u-bordeaux.fr> wrote: 
> > When doing research about circular-deps, I looked at a lot of packages
> > that are split between a binary package and a data package. This is a
> > good thing since this reduce the total siez of the archive, however
> > there are simple rules that should be followed:
> > 
> > [*snip* good rules}
> >
> > 5) Of course move /usr/share/pkg to pkg-data.

> Why? If I install foo, I really expect it's shared data to be in
> /usr/share/foo.

I think he means the contents of /usr/share/pkg should be shipped in package
pkg-data.  (I misread this the first time, too. :)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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