some differences between "doc" stuff and "license" stuff

Michael Cronenworth mike at
Sun Mar 8 18:44:26 UTC 2015

On 03/08/2015 07:48 AM, Björn Persson wrote:
> · Files under /usr/share/doc are automatically tagged as documentation
> files even if "%doc" isn't used. Files under /usr/share/licenses are not
> automatically tagged as license files, so they need to be preceded by
> "%license" in file lists.

I noticed the change to %doc files just a few days ago. Was this announced?

This automatic process is grabbing license files since most projects have them in 
the /usr/share/doc and therefore negate the usefulness of %license to separate out 
the license files.

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