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Bug#637614: §9.10: Do not recommend to call install-docs, as it is triggered.

On Sat, 05 Nov 2011, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 01:14:31PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > Package: debian-policy
> > Version:
> > Severity: normal
> > 
> > Dear all,
> > 
> > here is a patch that updates §9.10: now that doc-base uses triggers, I think it
> > is better to simply recommend to install the control files in
> > /usr/share/doc-base/, instead of recommending the use of install-doc.
> Hello Charles,
> Your proposed change is mostly a statement about dpkg behaviour, so I would like it
> to be seconded by a dpkg developer.

I don't really see what dpkg developers have to do here...

In any case I can confirm that doc-base is installing a trigger to be
notified of changes in /usr/share/doc-base and that its trigger calls
"install-docs --install-changed".

So Charles's request seems reasonable to me. Seconded.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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