/usr/share/gtk-doc status

Krzesimir Nowak qdlacz at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 08:53:56 UTC 2011

2011/2/21 80 <karlthered at gmail.com>:
> Hi, i'm co-maintaining part of the gtkmm stack and a documentation
> location issue has been raised
> (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678981)
> By default, gtkmm-related packages put their documentation in
> /usr/share/doc, but for historical reason, fedora packages move them
> to /usr/share/gtk-doc.
> Since it's quite error-prone (you have to move documentation and fix
> devhelp index files), and not uniformized, if we don't have any
> mandatory rule to move documentation
> to /usr/share/gtk-doc (technically, gtkmm documentation is generated
> by doxygen and not gtk-doc), i'd like to stick to default location
> (/usr/share/doc).
> Other distro seems to use /usr/share/doc for gtkmm documentation.
> Either way, we need to fix all doc subpackages, but i'd like to gather
> your opinions before doing anything.

I'm maintaining (sort of) libvtemm, which is also a part of mm stack.
In this package I decided to keep docs in /usr/share/doc, but the only
change I did is moving .devhelp2 file from /usr/share/devhelp/... to
/usr/share/gtk-doc. For details, see libvtemm.spec [1].

[1] http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/gitweb/?p=libvtemm.git;a=blob;f=libvtemm.spec#l58

> best regards,
> H.

Hope this helps,
Krzesimir Nowak

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