Dne 10.6.2013 09:22, Michael Schwendt napsal(a):
Proposed addition to the guidelines:
Independent documentation -doc packages typically don't require the
base package. It should be possible to install documentation without
having to install a program and all its dependencies.
Rationale: Recently, in package review requests, I've seen packagers apply
also to -doc packages. And there are packages in the collection, which
do that, too. This is a hindrance, especially if one only wants to peruse
the documentation or install API documentation for remote developing.
Of course, an exception to this is documentation in a special format,
which can only be viewed within an application.
For rubygem- packages, we are used to put a lot of stuff not needed for
runtime into -doc subpackage. That would mean to pay more attention to
directory ownership. Not sure if the proposal would make the situation