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Bug#40706: AMENDMENT 17/7/99] /usr/share/doc vs. /usr/doc transition

Richard Braakman wrote:

> This seems unnecessarily complex.  You do not need to change the directory.
> I suggest (using absolute links while I'm at it):
>            if [ -d /usr/doc ]; then
>              if [ ! -e /usr/doc/$package -a -d /usr/share/doc/$package ]; the
> n
>                ln -s /usr/share/doc/$package /usr/doc/$package
>              fi
>            fi

Don't use absolute links.
>From policy version

4.5. Symbolic links

     In general, symbolic links within a toplevel directory should be
     relative, and symbolic links pointing from one toplevel directory into
     another should be absolute. (A toplevel directory is a sub-directory
     of the root directory `/'.)


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