Why does cvsup drop doc in /usr/doc

Neil Blakey-Milner nbm at mithrandr.moria.org
Sun Mar 30 15:49:06 UTC 2003

On Thu 2003-03-27 (13:09), Tom Rhodes wrote:
> Hey team,
> I've got an interesting or wierd question.  Why does the cvsup application
> drop the docs in /usr/doc instead of /usr/share/doc.
> Now I understand that the documentation from the release installs
> there, and cvsup keeps track of checked out versions.  But can't
> we just drop doc/ into that directory?  This way those which want
> to cvsup and update the doc don't get a copy in both places.
> Perhaps we do it for the ease of CVS, not sure.  Perhaps someone
> could elaborate on this.

I imagine it's because /usr/doc is the "source" and /usr/share/doc is
where the /usr/doc stuff installs to?

Neil Blakey-Milner
nbm at mithrandr.moria.org

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