Using --excludedocs and --excludepath with yum

Bernardo Innocenti bernie at
Mon Jun 4 07:00:34 UTC 2007

Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> Hi Bernardo Innocenti!
>  On Sun, Jun 03, 2007 at 11:37:45PM -0400, Bernardo Innocenti wrote next:
>>  Is it possible?
> I don't know about yum, but you can push 
> 	%_excludedocs 1
> to the rpmmacros.

Good idea!  Then I could also abuse %_netsharedpath to prune
/usr/share/doc and /usr/share/locale.

> Also, this macro provides too many warnings at install (due to crash
> info-install in %post). As I remember correctly someone discussed this issue
> here (or in formed fedora-extras-list) several month ago.

That's why I hate packages with scripts.  The more we make
packages active and smart, the more we end up with a
Windows-like installation hell.

   // Bernardo Innocenti

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