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Re: [RFD]: Where to put the important README files?
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- Subject: Re: [RFD]: Where to put the important README files?
- From: "Michael Ring" <Michael dot Ring at t-mobil dot de>
- Date: 7 Jun 2000 06:05:49 +0000
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On Tue, 06 Jun 00 22:10:58 +0100, you wrote:
>--- Corinna Vinschen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> The question is now: Where to put that directory in the Cygwin
>> directory tree?
>> Some suggestions:
>Or we could adopt a Linux mentality and put it in /usr/doc/HOWTO.
The best place to put documentation is (imho) /usr/doc/appname-version.
This is the place where most Linux-Distributions place the documentation and it
is also the default place where rpm puts the documentation associated to a
HOWTO is not a bad idea but often gnu-packages have files named README NEWS TODO
included which would erase a file with the same name from another package if
placed in HOWTO