Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/databases
To: Dick Davies <email@example.com>
From: Michal Pasternak <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/20/2004 12:46:17
Dick Davies [Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 11:24:21AM +0100]:
> * Michal Pasternak <email@example.com> [0404 00:04]:
> > Marc Recht [Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 10:39:55PM +0000]:
> > > Log Message:
> > > PostgreSQL has no --with-htmldir, so install the html files by hand
> > > to share/doc/html/postgresql.
> > For god's sake, why doc/html/ ?
> Uuuh, because it's html doc?
1) there were *many* discussions about share/doc/html vs just share/doc
2) many people said, that naming directory according to the format of the
documentation is inappropraite, wrong and inconsistent
(http://mail-index.netbsd.org/tech-pkg/2002/11/21/0005.html and many
Unfortunatley, as NetBSD.org's mail-index is still in 80's, the archive
browser doesn't support threaded browsing and it is pretty hard to get a
consistent view of the discussion. Perhaps use some 3rd party website,
that knows, how to do it, like MARC.
3) Packages.txt as well as NetBSD-current hier(7) are silent on this topic
4) first e-mails about doc/html/ appeared on tech-pkg@ around 2002. Today
we have 2004. Oh well.