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Re: Pending Packages List, 2003-10-24 [tcm]
Charles Wilson wrote:
So, here's the question for the list. For the cygwin-specific README in
a X-related package, where should it go?
/usr/share/doc/Cygwin/ like "normal" packages?
I lean toward /usr/X11/doc/Cygwin/ just in the interests of keeping all
things X-related under /usr/X11R6/...
Subject to resolution of that issue, and slight reworking of the source
package to conform with method2 (basically, just adapt the
generic-build-script), this looks good.
The problem I see with even having /usr/X11R6/doc/Cygwin and
/usr/X11R6/share/doc/Cygwin/ is that we will continue to have
discussions about whether to classify a package and/or its readme as an
XFree86 or non-XFree86 package.
Perhaps we should entertain the idea of dropping /usr/X11R6/doc/Cygwin
and /usr/X11R6/share/doc/Cygwin in favor of /usr/share/doc/Cygwin?
Then we wouldn't have to ponder about whether linking to/depending
on/uses X means that the docs have to go in one place or another.
How does that sound?
Maybe it is also time that we clarify what goes in the XFree86 category
and what goes elsewhere. I always feel like I have sort of a way to
sneak packages in "under the radar" in my XFree86 category... but it
doesn't feel right for me to do this. I should be having my packages
reviewed like others do (even if I post them myself). It would thus
make sense to clarify what should go in XFree86, what I can post without
comment, and where everything else should go as well as the fact that it
must be reviewed by other developers.