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Re: Lintian error: executable-in-usr-doc

Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> Joey Hess wrote:
> > Examples should go in /usr/doc/<package>examples/ . Lintian will not
> > complain about executables in that directory.
> Is that /usr/doc/<package>/examples/ or really
> /usr/doc/<package>examples/ ?

The latter.

> I had a link from examples to the directory where example
> directories actually are:
>   /usr/doc/mh-book/examples -> html/download/split
> Perhaps I can switch things around, move the files to examples
> and symlink the old directory over.
> But does this matter?  Can I ignore lintian about this?

It's not a big deal, you can ask for an override. Reversing the symlink and
directory would probably do it.

see shy jo

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