Why does cvsup drop doc in /usr/doc
trhodes at FreeBSD.org
Sun Mar 30 15:54:31 UTC 2003
On Thu, 27 Mar 2003 20:24:55 +0200
Neil Blakey-Milner <nbm at mithrandr.moria.org> wrote:
> 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?
I was guessing that also, but its just `different'.
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