[tex-live] TeXlive for Debian - Comments from DD and Mentor(s)

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Thu Aug 11 15:21:24 CEST 2005

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> On Don, 11 Aug 2005, Frank Küster wrote:
>> > . Since the doc files are *not* present anymore in
>> >   /usr/share/doc/package/... dh_compress leave them uncompressed.
>> >   Is this OK?
>> Should have read this earlier.  This *is* a good reason for putting the
>> files into /usr/share/doc/texmf, not /usr/share/texmf/doc.
> Can someone give me an idea how to cope with the following problem:
> Files are installed into /usr/share/doc/pkgname/...
> Links are created in /usr/share/texmf/doc/... to /usr/share/doc/pkgname/...

I beg you, use /usr/share/doc/texmf/...

> dh_compress is called, files in /usr/share/doc/pkgname are compressed.
> But I guess dh_compress does not care for the link?

Just link complete directories:

/usr/share/doc/texmf/latex/latexextra -> ../../latexextra/

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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