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From: Jeroen Roovers <jer@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 02:43:06
Message-Id: 20111219034159.79d347df@epia.jer-c2.orkz.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF by Alexandre Rostovtsev
On Sun, 18 Dec 2011 21:26:08 -0500
Alexandre Rostovtsev <tetromino@g.o> wrote:

> On Sun, 2011-12-18 at 23:02 +0100, Michał Górny wrote: > > What if 'foo' has slot named 'bar', and there is unslotted 'foo-bar' > > package? :P > > There are no such examples in the tree. The only ebuilds I could find > with non-numeric slots are various kernel sources, chromium, > google-chrome, beautifulsoup, python-dateutil, b43-firmware, > binutils-apple, gcc-apple, and rep-gtk. If cross-compiling there is > also insight, gdb, newlib, and uclibc, maybe a few more packages from > sys-devel/. > > For completeness, I suppose that it wouldn't hurt to add a provision > to allow package maintainers to choose a different documentation > directory if that's required to prevent a file collision.
For completeness, could you post a list of packages that would benefit from your proposed changes? It's a little thing called scope. :) jer

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Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF Alexandre Rostovtsev <tetromino@g.o>