share directory usage

Allard Welter allard at nospam.nl
Wed Feb 11 17:52:42 PST 2004


On Wednesday 11 February 2004 17:13, Albert wrote:
> In LFS 5.0 the /usr/doc, /usr/info, and /usr/man directories are just
> links into /usr/share/.  What is the rationale behind this?  Are there
> any caveats to replacing these links with the actual directories from
> usr/share?
>

<cut newspeak - avante "Brave new world">

most packages install man and info files under $prefix/man and $prefix/info. 
Since we want all documentation in /usr/share/{man,info}, creating the 
symlinks will make this happen automatically.

At least that's the way I see it.
regards Allard.

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allard at quicknet.nl




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