On Wed, 2019-07-17 at 15:42 +0200, Haelwenn (lanodan) Monnier wrote:
> [2019-07-17 15:25:10+0200] Michał Górny:
> > The QA team would like to introduce the following policy:
> > 
> > """
> > Packages must not disable installing manpages via USE flags (e.g.
> > USE=man or USE=doc).  If upstream does not ship prebuilt manpages
> > and building them requires additional dependencies, the maintainer
> > should build them and ship along with the package.
> > """
> 
> Should this be for any dependency? For example wlroots, sway, … are
> using scdoc to transform a form of markdown to manpages, and the
> resulting program is very small.
> 
> $ qsize scdoc
> app-text/scdoc-1.9.3-r1: 5 files, 12 non-files, 59.9K
> 
> So in my opinion if the dependency is probably smaller than bundling
> the files the dependency should be used.
> 

Yes, unconditionally requiring the dependency also fits the proposed
wording.


-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny

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