[Fedora-packaging] --excludedocs and packaging guidelines?

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Tue Mar 11 10:04:32 UTC 2008

On Tue March 11 2008, Warren Togami wrote:
> So a while back there seems to have been agreement that runtime
> shouldn't depend on anything marked as %doc because it could be not
> installed in cases where --excludedocs is used.  For this reason for
> example, we moved the RPM GPG keys out of %doc.
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines
> But I don't see any such rule or even a suggestion in the packaging
> guidelines.  Should it be in there?

It is in the Review Guidelines:

| - MUST: If a package includes something as %doc, it must not affect the
| runtime of the application. To summarize: If it is in %doc, the program must
| run properly if it is not present.  

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