[Fedora-packaging] Second opinion needed on location of static arch independent data

Jonathan Underwood jonathan.underwood at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 14:59:49 UTC 2015

On 25 July 2015 at 01:37, Jonathan Underwood
<jonathan.underwood at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> During the review of mkdocs[1], which is a python package for
> generating static webpages, I (as reviewer) noticed that it installs a
> lot of themes (javascript, fonts and the like) under
> /usr/lib/python3/site-packages/mkdocs/themes.
> My feeling is that this static architecture independent data should
> really be installed under /usr/share/mkdocs to comply with the FHS[2].
> But the packager (quite reasonably) points out that other packages
> such as sphinx install templates and themes under
> /usr/lib/python3/site-packages.
> So, the question is: is it acceptable for this package to install arch
> independent themes (i.e. non-python code) under
> /usr/lib/python3/site-packages ?

As an extra data point, it seems Debian places sphinx themes under /usr/share:


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