Re: Cross-directory hard links in Debian packages
On Fri, 15 Nov 2013, Jonathan Dowland wrote:
> Looking at publican a number of questions occur to me
> * why hardlink all of the contents of
> together rather than symlink them to some common directory like
> /usr/share/publican/Common_Content? Is it because there might be
> additions or omissions across locales?
An HTML book generated by Publican is supposed to be self-contained. That
way it can be served by a webserver without any special configuration. It
can also be copied without troubles.
> * Can/should that not be handled within the tool itself (implement
> a multi-directory lookup process)
In web browsers?
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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