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Re: /usr/share/doc (was Re: weekly policy summary)



On Thu, Jul 29, 1999 at 10:52:36PM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> A cronjob is a bad idea because the links will persist for dpkg operations
> and basically cause upgrades/downgrades to fail.
> 
> There is no elegant way to piece wise move a directory spanning multiple
> packages with dpkg.

/usr# mv doc share/doc/usrdoc
/usr# ln -s /usr/share/doc/usrdoc doc

dpkg would deal with that and the docs would all be under /usr/share/doc
(though not /usr/share/doc/${PACKAGE}) which makes things still not as
ælegant as they should be.

However as I said, dpkg WOULD cope in this case.

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> Ok, I see you know what you're doing :-)

Either that or I've gotten pretty good at faking it.

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