[aur-general] packages with lots of docs?

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Mon Mar 8 20:07:11 EST 2010

On Tue 09 Mar 2010 10:25 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 09/03/10 08:40, Andrea Scarpino wrote:
> >On Monday 08 March 2010 23:29:09 Chris Brannon wrote:
> >>Hi,
> >>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...

doc would be short for documentation
docs would be short for docsumentation?

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