[Fedora-packaging] RFE: Documentation packages - no base packagedependency
mschwendt at gmail.com
Mon Jun 10 07:59:20 UTC 2013
On Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:40:56 +0900, Mamoru Tasaka wrote:
> > 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.
> Perhaps meaning of "Independent" (documentation) is ambiguous.
"Separate documentation -doc packages ..."?
The word should refer to documentation that has been split off into a
separate -doc package (because it's not required at run-time and
not at install-time either).
> I think it is better to write explicitly that duplicating directory
> ownership is allowed (if your new proposition is accepted).
That's covered by this already:
Fedora release 19 (Schrödinger’s Cat) - Linux 3.9.4-301.fc19.x86_64
loadavg: 0.01 0.04 0.07
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