Re: Spliting packages between pkg and pkg-data
Nicolas Boullis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 12:13:48PM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
>> 3) Keep the files that 'signal' executables in the same package than the
>> executable (e.g. menu file, program manpage).
> Why? I agree that it menu files and manpages are generally not that
> large, but what would it break to have them in pkg-data?
> (I would consider it strange to have such files out of the main pkg
> package, but it looks policy-compliant as far as I can see...)
Well, one practical concern is that it makes it harder for other utilities
like lintian to analyze the package properly.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>