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Re: /usr/doc

On Sat, 20 Jul 2002, 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.

Actually, I object to this.

We first need a script to remove /usr/doc itself, and make it a symlink to
share/doc, before you start removing the debhelper code.

Otherwise, suddenly /usr/doc becomes empty, and those that access
documentation thru that location suddenly can't.

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