Re: *-doc package should not gzip PDF file
On Saturday 24 June 2006 14:35, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> For architecture: all *-doc packages, there is no technical and
> practical reason to gzip *.pdf file. I agree. packages are gziped so
> package size d nt change. We do it just because of policy and bcause
> helper script is written such way as I said.
> If anyone wants this to be fixed following should happen.
> * Write a patch to the debhelper gzip text/pdf/ps file logic
> - do not compress if the package is *-doc and file extension is pdf.
> - possibly even avoid compressing if the result of compression gain
> less than **% (10% ?? or 1KB) of size.
debhelper is already smart enough... what is wrong with --exclude (-X.pdf)
option of dh_compress ?
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