docs, docs, and more docs(names of packages and location of files)
Today, I almost ran out of space on my /usr(2 gig partition). So, when trying
to find things to remove, I turned my attention to /usr/share/doc(which
contained 380 megs).
In doing this, I found several packages that had large quantities of
documentation in a non-doc type package. This meant that all installs of said
package had that documentation around.
Additionally, we are all aware(I hope) about the naming inconsistencies. Some
call it -doc, some call it -docs. Then, some place the documentation in
-doc/, while others place it in foo/. Still others place it in -doc/, and
then have a symlink from foo/.
All this leads to end-user confusion. What do I install to read about foo?
After I have *that* installed, where do I go to read about it?
/usr/share/doc/, but then where?
Also, there is the problem that some docs depend on their foo.deb, others
I don't have any suggestions as to the proper course of action. However, I
would like to see some consistency applied. So, let's open the table for