On Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:19:00 +0000, Niels Thykier wrote: > This proposal is based on the assumption that the READMEs are generally > of interest. However, as I recall, the upstream READMEs were often not > always relevant (e.g. focused on build/install instructions), which is > why they were previously not installed by default.
Right, in the perl/CPAN world the README* files are mostly text versions of the POD/manpage (which get installed anyway) or just boilerplate, so we explicitly don't install them. Having dh_installdocs install the unwanted files behind our back would be a bit dissatisfying. Cheers, gregor -- .''`. Homepage https://info.comodo.priv.at/ - OpenPGP key 0xBB3A68018649AA06 : :' : Debian GNU/Linux user, admin, and developer - https://www.debian.org/ `. `' Member of VIBE!AT & SPI, fellow of the Free Software Foundation Europe `-
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