Re: Bug#849703: ITP: ansible-doc -- Documentation for Ansible
On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 01:07:44PM -0500, Harlan Lieberman-Berg wrote:
> "W. Martin Borgert" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Then why not make an additional binary package from the same
> > source package? This way ansible and its documentation would
> > not get out of sync.
> Unfortunately, we don't build ansible off of the git repository, but
> rather from the released tarballs. (The version in upstream's git
> requires much more extensive dfsg cleanup, and would until recently have
> required the bundling of multiple upstream repositories together.)
Actually, I think building from a release tarball is a good thing. This
ensures that every distro has the same Ansible.
> It's been a while since we made the decision not to pull from upstream's
> git; Toni, I'd be happy to work with you on seeing if it's doable now.
How about we talk to upstream to actually include the docs in the tarballs?
That should not be that hard.
Then we can build and ship them and everyone wins?