[Fedora-packaging] Installing man pages
symbiont at berlios.de
Wed Sep 28 06:36:21 UTC 2005
On Wednesday 28 September 2005 10:00, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> IMO, packages must own directories if they install their manpages
> outside of those directories provided by "filesystem".
Just thought I'd throw my 2c in here: making sure that there is a 1:1
mapping for pkg to directory is a bit pedantic. What problem are we
(as in packagers) actually trying to solve?
rmdir will always fail upon package removal if a directory is in the
%files section. This is silent and not visible to the user.
Requires based on directories are founded on a fragile footing. If
requires based on directories were sufficiently robust, then, things
like python-abi or python(abi) never really needed to come out of the
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