Packaging the documentation

George Deka george.deka at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 22:00:06 UTC 2005


On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 15:44:20 +0100, Enrico Zini <enrico at enricozini.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> mdz urged me to have .debs for the documentation, since we are under a
> heavy freeze and we risk that the documentation would remain out of the
> distro.
> 
> Since neither Sivan nor Chris managed to work on it, I did it myself.
> 
> (/me spanks sivang, chrish ;)
> 
> I committed the updated Debian packaging.  Now if you cd trunk and run
> debuild -us -uc, you get three .deb packages:
> 
>  - ubuntu-docs_0.1-1_all.deb
>    Core documentation: About Ubuntu and Release Notes
> 
>  - ubuntu-faqguide_0.1-1_all.deb
>    The Unofficial Ubuntu Guide
>    (why are we calling it FAQ Guide, anyway?)
> 
>  - ubuntu-quickguide_0.1-1_all.deb
>    The Quick Guide
> 
> There are problems:
> 
>  - Only HTML is packaged: we miss the .xml files for yelp
>  - No scrollkeeper registration yet
>  - The "images" directory is replicated in the faqguide and the
>    quickguide packages, making them use some 7Mb each.

What if we packaged the images seperatley into a deb, then had a
dependency on the other debs for the images deb.
That should save 14Mb apx.

> 
> I'll now try to work those out with the help of Sean and whoever'll be
> around #ubuntu-doc and other channels.
> 
> Ciao,
> 
> Enrico
> 
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