[Fedora-packaging] Docs outside %docdir

Andrea Musuruane musuruan at gmail.com
Sun Nov 28 19:39:31 UTC 2010

Hi all,
    I was performing a package review for RPM Fusion:

RPM Fusion follows the Fedora Packaging Guidelines so I think I can
ask here a question it came to me during the review.

This package has some exec files correctly installed by the packager
in %libexecdir/packagename/bin instead of %libdir/packagename/bin
because they are called by the main program who sits in %bindir.

The files in %libexecdir use some files in
%libexecdir/packagename/doc to show help, options, examples, etc when
called with some parameters.

Is it acceptable to leave these files here? Or they should be moved
somewhere else?

They cannot be installed in %docdir because they affect the runtime of
the application:

Thanks in advance for you help.



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