[aur-general] packages with lots of docs?
allan at archlinux.org
Mon Mar 8 19:25:26 EST 2010
On 09/03/10 08:40, Andrea Scarpino wrote:
> On Monday 08 March 2010 23:29:09 Chris Brannon wrote:
>> I'm maintaining ipython in [community]. Right now, the PKGBUILD just
>> removes all the docs. I can see the reasoning.
>> The compressed package size grows nearly five-fold when they are included.
>> I have several options. I can keep on stripping docs, I can include the
>> docs in the ipython package, or I can generate a split package.
>> I wrote a PKGBUILD that produces the split packages ipython and
>> ipython-doc. I noticed that koffice from [extra] has its docs split. But
>> nobody seems to be doing that for anything in [community].
>> So should I go ahead and commit my split PKGBUILD?
>> -- Chris
> IMHO you should split it.
Agreed. namcap from [testing] should give you a warning about too many
docs if you left it in one package.
> Also, what prefix docs packages should have? Because I see more -docs and a lot
> of -doc (mainly texlive packages) in our repo.
docs? Not that it matters...
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