Re: Bug#40706: usr/share/doc vs. /usr/doc
>>>>> "Joey" == Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Santiago> Symlinking /usr/doc/<package> to
Santiago> /usr/share/doc/<package> directly is not supported by
Santiago> dpkg, so additional and ugly tweaks would be required in
Santiago> maintainer scripts.
Joey> Could you be a little more clear? Symlinking of
Joey> /usr/doc/<package-foo> to /usr/doc/<package-bar> clearly
Joey> works and doesn't bother dpkg at all. Many packages do this
If I remember, dpkg does not like replacing a directory with a
symlink. This may or may not still be the case.
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