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Re: Bug#59403: [PROPOSED] restrictions on content of /usr/share/doc

On 01-Mar-00, 22:04 (CST), Jim Lynch <jim@laney.edu> wrote: 
> Hi, 
> I think this is a good idea. I temporarily withhold my second, to suggest
> this:

With a lot of header quoting :-), Jim added this:

> +   Additionally, the system administrator should be able to say [to
> +   debconf maybe?] that files in /usr/share/doc never be installed,
> +   that they be removed all at once or, having originally preferred
> +   same, that they should be installed again from all packages that
> +   installs such a dir.

I disagree that this paragraph belongs in policy; it's a feature request
for the packaging system, and (proper) implementation would have zero
affect on other packages.

I second Joey's original proposal, without this addition.


Steve Greenland <vmole@swbell.net>
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