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

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