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Re: Bug#44871: dhelp: dh_dhelp doesn't work with debhelper (at least 2.0.43)

On Sun, Sep 12, 1999 at 05:23:16PM +0000, Marco Budde wrote:
> > Worst of all, dh_dhelp is entirely redundant, since you can simply use
> > doc-base files and dh_installdocs, and your package's documentation will
> > be integrated into the dhelp system as well.
> No, that´s wrong. I wouldn´t recommend using doc-base as it slows don´t
> the whole installation process! dhelp is a C program using a db database.
> doc-base is written in perl and as all perl scripts its awful slow.
> In fact doc-base is useless. It´s better to add direct dhelp and dwww
> support to package (no real problem as my package comes with a dhelp to
> dwww offline converter).

Would any of the doc-base supporters from the debian-doc list care to
comment on this?

enJoy -*/\*- don't even try to pronounce my first name

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