[pacman-dev] documenting the base-devel split

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 11:55:00 EST 2007

On Nov 9, 2007 5:02 AM, bardo <ilbardo at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/11/8, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>:
> > Documentation in the manpages shouldn't be Arch Linux specific.
> So, what about patching it to be arch-specific when its package is
> built? This way you can distribute a source package that contains the
> general man-page, while you can get an extra "ARCH BEHAVIOR" section
> that's going to show up only when using the arch PKGBUILD.

That's the farthest thing from elegant I've heard in this thread.

Why is this such a big deal? I really don't get it. Document it on the
wiki if this is a problem for you.

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