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Re: /setup.html please read
On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 01:47:25PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 12:23:12PM -0500, Roth, Kevin P. wrote:
>>2) Under "Making Packages", I think the "standard" for binary packages
>>is to leave off the initial "/" on filenames inside the tarball. E.g.:
>>I think the point is to allow someone to expand the binary package into
>>some other location (besides "/") if desired for whatever reason.
>I think this is implied by:
> * Binary packages are extracted in /, include all file paths from the
> root in your archive.
>Actually, this should be:
>>3) I realize this one is kind of nit-picky, but the 4th bullet under
>>"Making Packages" mentions a "file" named /usr/doc/foo-vendor, when in
>>fact this should call it a "directory".
>Actually, this is correct. This should be a file.
Oops. Note to self: "Always check first before sending email."
You're right, Kevin.