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Bug 455988 - sys-apps/iproute2-3.3.0 installs source tex/sgml source files into /usr/share/doc rather than generated pdf/html
Summary: sys-apps/iproute2-3.3.0 installs source tex/sgml source files into /usr/share...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Core system (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo's Team for Core System packages
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-02-07 11:35 UTC by C W Rose
Modified: 2013-04-27 09:58 UTC (History)
0 users

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iproute2-3.3.0 build log (ipr.log,45.01 KB, text/plain)
2013-02-07 11:35 UTC, C W Rose

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Description C W Rose 2013-02-07 11:35:53 UTC
Created attachment 338210 [details]
iproute2-3.3.0 build log

The iproute-3.3.0 installation puts a group of files under /usr/share/doc:
api-ip6-flowlabels.tex.bz2, arpd.sgml.bz2, ip-cref.tex.bz2, ip-tunnels.tex.bz2,
nstat.sgml.bz2, preamble.tex.bz2, rtstat.sgml.bz2, SNAPSHOT.tex.bz2 and ss.sgml.bz2.  There isn't much point to any of these files, but the postscript files
that they can be used to produce,,,,,, rtstat.psa and are old but useful.

It would be helpful if the useless tex and sgml files were dropped from the
build, and the ebuild, with a doc flag, built and installed the postscript
files.  (A doc flag is needed because of the dependency on linuxdoc-tools,
which contains the necessary .sty files.)
Comment 1 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2013-04-27 09:57:22 UTC
ideally we'd generate the pdf/html and install those, but i don't care enough to look into adding the right dependencies to make that happen.  feel free to post a patch if you want to actually read these docs.
Comment 2 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2013-04-27 09:58:10 UTC
should be all set now in the tree; thanks for the report!

Commit message: Do not bother installing sgml/tex source files as docs