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Re: "doc" option

Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:

> On Sat, Nov 27, 2010 at 02:07:16AM +0300, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
>> Unless anyone objects in a week, I'll start adding "doc" option to packages
>> I'm interested to be stripped of installed documentation. First positions
>> in the queue are occupied by modular packages. I'm not going to change
>> current state, default will be to install documentation.
> Please do NOT randomly strip off documentation. The *only* case where
> such an option should be added to an package is if it requires
> additional (non-trivial) dependencies. Do not make the tree harder to
> maintain than necessary.

Do you consider groff a trivial dependency? I don't.
I don't see why anyone wants to use man pages on mobile device either,
all of them add perceptible dead weight nevertheless.
There's not a big problem to maintain package with few options.


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