On 2010-05-23 22:06 +0200, Jonathan Riddell wrote: > On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 03:07:28PM +0300, Modestas Vainius wrote: >> apparently, Debian and Kubuntu use different paths for HTML docs. Debian >> uses >> /usr/share/doc/kde4/HTML and Kubuntu uses /usr/share/doc/kde/HTML. I don't >> know why this did happen (I didn't care much about KDE 4 in its very early >> <= >> KDE 4.0.x days when it was unusable) though I would be very interested in >> hearing good reasons. My wild guess is /usr/share/doc/kde/HTML/en/common >> conflict with kdelibs-data (KDE 3)?. > > We do indeed change it to /usr/share/doc/kde/HTML. This is so that it > uses the same directory as KDE 3 packages and their documentation can > appear in the KDE 4 khelpcentre.
Hm, here khelpcenter4 has no problem finding documentation for both KDE 3 and KDE 4 packages. > We install a symlink /usr/share/doc/kde4 -> /usr/share/doc/kde so we > don't have to change every package compared to Debian. This might lead to silently overwritten files at some time (if package A installs /usr/share/doc/kde4/foo and package B installs /usr/share/doc/kde/foo, there is a file conflict which dpkg will not detect). Sven -- http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-kde-talk