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Re: libxine1 creates /u/s/d/xine/

On Fri, 06 May 2005, Joerg Sommer wrote:
> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, 03 Apr 2005, Bill Allombert wrote:
> >> For the record:
> >> $ dpkg -L libxine1|grep /usr/share/doc
> >> /usr/share/doc/xine
> > [...]
> >> Given the binary package 'xine' does not exist currently, I think this
> >> is a policy violation due to namespace breakage.
> >
> > Agreed.  The directory would have to be named at least XINE or Xine to avoid
> > such problems (in which case I don't think it violates policy, or at least
> > not its spirit).
> >
> > That said, it is much better to have it all under libxine1.
> What is with /usr/share/doc/texmf? Is this legal?

Sort of.  It has the same problem as the /usr/share/doc/xine dir, but the
debian-tex maintainers keep control of it, so it is coordinated and no
namespace clashes should happen.

> $ pkgof /usr/share/doc/texmf/
> tetex-base  tetex-bin  foiltex  tetex-doc

Try dlocate /usr/share/doc/texmf/, it gives you a better picture.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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