Re: libxine1 creates /u/s/d/xine/
On Fri, 06 May 2005, Joerg Sommer wrote:
> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <email@example.com> 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.
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