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Re: Bug#409563: ITP: thinkfinger -- library and utility for the SGS Thomson Microelectronics fingerprint reader

On Wed, 07 Feb 2007 23:39:39 +0100 Luca Capello wrote:

> ATM I don't really see any reason to create a separate package just
> for tf-tool, because libthinkfinger + tf-tool (binary and manpage)
> should generate a package around less than 50K in size.  In case new
> tools will be added, we can split the package.
> Is a strong reason against this?

Is tf-tool to be used by the user directly? If so, I would place it in
an own package. If it's only a binary used in scripts/whatever - ship
it in lib*.
The point is, the user might want to read something about the tool he
is using. There is a manpage and /usr/share/doc/<package>/, the last
one would be ugly for libthinkfinger, because user would expect
Hope you understand what I mean ;)

By the way, are there any prerelease packags for testing? This
UPEK-blob gets on my nerves ;)


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