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documentation types

On Feb 10, Hendrik Sattler (post@hendrik-sattler.de) wrote:
 > Hi,
 > I about packaging a library that ships an API reference in docbook SGML and 
 > provides manual build targets for PDF, PS and HTML.
 > Is there any preference on which type should be included in the -dev package?
 > I would prefer PDF:
 >  * one file only
 >  * easy to print
 >  * many viewers available
 > I would rather not build all three as this is a definite waste of disk space.
 > Suggestions are welcome...

Could it be a configure option, so that the first time the package is
installed it would ask which subset of the three to install (defaulting to PDF
only), and later, when upgrading the package, it would install the same
subset with no further interaction?

Neil Roeth

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