Am 24.08.2011 23:42, schrieb Hans-Peter Jansen:
since some packagers reverted my way to install the package docs of some of my contributed packages, I would like to discuss these issues here.
I actively avoid the %doc directive in my packages with separate -doc package for two reasons:
- i don't like the silly /usr/share/doc/packages/pkgname-doc, because /usr/share/doc/packages is _way_ too crowded already, and for common sense sake, the doc should be located in the doc hierarchy of the package itself: /usr/share/doc/packages/pkgname.
I agree, when having doc as subpkg, then path should be
- the way, rpm copies the data (cp -pr) reverts the changes of %fdupes, which is a pity, since especially the docs tend to provide redundant data.
Does anybody agree with me?