Re: Packaging hoogle
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 08:27:49PM +1100, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been (for some time) working on packaging for hoogle. There
> have been a number of things that required fixing upstream and that
> has now mostly been done.
> One final problem is what to do with the hoogle database files.
> Currently one the package I am working on is installed, there are
> no database files. Assuming the machine is connected to the
> internet, the database files can be installed using:
> sudo hoogle data
> which installs the database files in the directory:
> a) Is this acceptable as the way it is?
> b) Should the postinstall script run the required command?
> c) Should the postinstall script print a message suggesting that
> the person doing the install run the required command?
> d) Should I package the database files as a deb?
I'm not a member of haskell-pkg, but as DD, I think that should rather
be somewhere under /var/lib/hoogle (and not under /usr), if hoogle can
be so configured.