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Re: Introduction to multiarch: What maintainers must do

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 07:38:22PM -0500, Peter Samuelson wrote:
>> We have mostly settled the /usr/share/locale question, and apparently
>> /usr/share/doc is a special exception anyway....
> No, it is not.  The ubiquity of /usr/share/doc provides the *rationale* for
> multiarch handling /usr/share in a way that doesn't require splitting out
> common packages, but dpkg will not handle /usr/share/doc differently than
> any other files.

Well, the execption is for /usr/share. So locale, docs, whatever is
covered there.


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