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Re: Ghostscript packaging for X11, non-X11 versions
On Sat, Jul 06, 2002 at 02:38:13PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Sat, Jul 06, 2002 at 07:02:31PM +0100, John Morrison wrote:
>>>>I would go ahead and allow ALL of the scripts and man pages to be
>>>>duplicated (bdftops, font2c, gslj, etc) into both /usr/bin/|/usr/man and
>>>>/usr/X11R6/bin|/usr/X11R6/man -- without any renaming.
>>>Or have a ghostscript-docs-x.y.z which just contains documents...
>>That won't be too convenient for people who want to read man pages.
>>I'd suggest just using symbolic links in the /usr/X11R6/... directories
>>to the /usr/... directories.
>But everybody is assuming that everything under /usr/X11R6/ (with the
>exception of gs.exe) will be identical to the stuff under /usr.
>This *may* be true, NOW. But it ain't necessarily so -- and even if it
>is, it ain't guaranteed to remain that way.
I'm only suggesting symbolic links for identical information like man