On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 12:46:48PM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
On Wed, 16 Jun 2010 13:30:21 -0500
Rex Dieter <rdieter(a)math.unl.edu> wrote:
> Mamoru Tasaka wrote:
> > So just make all these packages have "R: gtk-doc" seems the simplest
> > solution...
> Nice analysis. This is probably a good enough solution, closest to
> the status quo (requiring little, to no changes).
> I'm ok with this and/or tibbs' suggestion of allowing individual
> packages to own the dir as well (those that don't have or want a dep
> on gtk-doc)...
So, sorry to reopen this, but I have several packages with bugs on this
and would like to know what the final decision is..
Could the packaging Committee discuss this at their next meeting (or
just vote on list/in a ticket somewhere) and come up with a final
decision then update:.
With that decision?.
So I think the current situation is that there's several options. The
preferred option is to have all of the packages that install files there own
the directory. The question for the packaging committee is whether we
A) Require that in the Guidelines
B) Say that we, the FPC, support people changing gtk-doc requiring packages
to own the directory instead.
C) Say that we, the FPC, consider this to be a matter of maintainer choice
where it doesn't matter at all if the packages require gtk-doc or own the
If that sounds correct, could you copy/paste that into a new ticket on
and give it the meeting keyword?