Re: Possible mass bug filing: non-doc packages recommending doc packages
Neil Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> In which case, the MBF could concentrate more on libraries and other
> packages that have -doc packages rather than on
> applications. Libraries that Recommend: libfoo-doc (as mine did and
> which I'll fix in the next upload) could conceivably be bringing in
> the docs not when someone is debugging the library itself (when the
> docs are useful) but when someone is debugging a reverse dependency -
> quite possibly for a bug that doesn't relate to the functionality
> provided by the library.
Hm, that's a good point. libfoo-dev recommending libfoo-doc makes a lot
of sense to me, but libfoo1 shouldn't be recommending a *-doc package.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>