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Re: Bug#99714: dh_installexamples: install examples in /usr/share/$package/examples/ (with symlink from /usr/share/doc/$package/examples)

On 02-Jun-01, 17:35 (CDT), Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk> wrote: 
> On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 01:02:38PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > That is not the intent of policy (I should know; I drafted that
> > modification). The intent is that packages may, rarely, have
> > architecture dependant example files. Such files cannot go in
> > /usr/share, so policy now says put them in /usr/lib, with a symlink to
> > the other location.
> Not quite ;-)
> The intent was that *template* files which are used by maintainer
> scripts to initialise configuration files cannot live in
> /usr/share/doc.

Configuration templates != examples. The former are covered by 11.7.3
(penultimate paragraph) , the latter by 13.7.


Steve Greenland <stevegr@debian.org>
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