Re: docs, docs, and more docs(names of packages and location of files)
On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 12:40:06PM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > > Also, there is the problem that some docs depend on their foo.deb, others
> > > don't.
> > Since it's reasonable to expect that some people will just want to install a
> > -doc package to read the docs e.g. on a machine where their PDF viewer works
> > better or works at all, the dependency should be a Recommends or Suggests.
> Why any dependency relationship at all? If I'm installing foo-doc, it's
> reasonable to assume that I can figure out whether or not I want to
> install foo on my own.
There's that option too, but a simple Suggests (or even an Enhances, when
that gets implemented) can't hurt, and it is more straightforward than
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