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Re: /usr/doc

On Jul 20, Joey Hess wrote:
> So would anyone murder me if the code in debhelper to make postinst
> scripts manage /usr/doc links just went missing? This would of course
> cause the link to go away when packages were upgraded to versions built
> with the new debhelper. Since we'll be recompiling lots of stuff anyway
> in sarge for the gcc 3.0 transition, if this happens first we'll lose
> all that /usr/doc stuff essentially for free.

Assuming that woody security updates will be built in a woody chroot,
I have no problem with this change.  A note in the changelog that the
updated debhelper does not support packages targeted for potato or
woody (where IIRC the links are required) should suffice.

Chris, who's killed /usr/doc on several boxes already
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