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Re: Consistent handling of the DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS

* Gabor Gombas [Tue, 06 Nov 2007 22:51:33 +0100]:

> I wonder if this is the wrong approach. You want to add extra complexity
> to _every_ package for the benefit of only a small user base. Instead,
> why not patch "dpkg-deb -b" in Emdebian to interpret -nodoc as "leave
> out everything under /usr/share/doc when building a package"? This
> change is much smaller, much more targetted, and works even if some
> developers decide they do not want to bloat their packaging just because
> of Emdebian.

I was about to suggest this.

Adeodato Simó                                     dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer                                  adeodato at debian.org
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