Re: Bug#75868: man-db: Does man-db responsible for /var/cache/man? (fwd)
On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 02:12:13AM +0200, Shaul Karl wrote:
> > > [10:12:54 /tmp]$ dpkg -S /var/cache/man
> > > dpkg: /var/cache/man not found.
> > See the relevant bits from /var/lib/dpkg/info/man-db.postinst:
> > if [ -d $catdir ]
> > then echo " Removing catpages as well as $catdir hierarchy."
> > rm -rf $catdir 2>/dev/null || true
> > fi
> > install -d -g root -m 02755 -o man $catdir
> Am I right that dpkg would know about this dir if it were installed during
> the build of the package, say in debian/rules?
> I believe that it is preferable that every system dir would be known to
> dpkg, which is why I want to issue a wish bug against man-db so that the
> creation of this dir would be made in debian/rules. What do you think?
Well, other than having it in dpkg -S output, it's a bit pointless, since
the package's scripts will going to remove and rebuild it again each time...
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