trimming down Fedora installed size
sgallagh at redhat.com
Wed Apr 9 14:10:37 UTC 2014
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On 04/09/2014 10:01 AM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2014 at 09:53:10AM -0400, Basil Mohamed Gohar
>> I think I must fit into this 0.1% (and I am not disputing that
>> that is the correct ratio, either) because I definitely use
>> /usr/share/doc, but mostly because that holds more than just
>> "documentation". For example, avahi stores example service
>> definitions for ssh and sftp under /usr/share/doc, and I believe
>> this behavior exists with other packages for
>> non-strictly-documentation data.
> This is a packaging bug and should (probably must) be fixed.
Why is this a packaging bug? %doc is allowed to contain anything that
is not used by the package for runtime execution. It's very common
(and appropriate!) to have things like example config files in %doc.
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