On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 15:35:10 (CEST), Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> README.txt and LICENSE.txt are part of the Pd library format.  They are
> part of the library, and the Help Browser (aka the library  browser)
> looks for them to display them.  The library format is  basically a
> directory with files in it, and a subdir called  'examples'.  That
> install target actually serves to enforce that all  the standard files
> are there.
> In this library, I could replace the file with a symlink to  ../../../
> common-licenses/GPL-2, but other libraries might have different licenses
> so this wouldn't always be the case.

I guess that both the license and the README.txt actually belongs to
/usr/share/doc/$package, that's what debian policy tells us to do. IIRC,
documentation browsers like dhelp and the default webserver's
configurations publish /usr/share/doc so that users can browse package

So moving these files and symlink them to where the package expect them
seems to me the right thing to do.

> I'll read up on the emacs changelog mode, I already have dpkg-dev-el
> installed already I guess I didn't realize I needed to trigger the
> timestamp manually.

Yeah, I've really got used to that mode. :-)

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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