Re: Directories named after packages
Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm hesitant to recommend moving the documentation to /usr/share/doc/foo
> when we've always put it in a directory named after the package in the
> past; I'm afraid long-time Debian users won't be able to find it.
I'd certainly be confused!
Being able to just look in /usr/share/doc/PKG is really, really,
convenient, even if it only contains symlinks/pointers/whatever
referring to the "real" location.
Otherwise looking for related documentation becomes a guessing game
(OK, I guess one can do "dpkg -L pkg | grep /usr/share/doc", but ...).
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