lesstif packaging

Eric Blake ericblake@comcast.net
Tue Sep 27 14:49:00 GMT 2005

> On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 09:15:27AM -0500, Brian Ford wrote:
> >Is there any general consensus on either of these two points?  ie:
> >
> >1.) bziping vs gziping man pages.
> Maybe I'm missing something but I don't see any bzip2'ed man pages in my
> /usr/share/man.

$ find $(IFS=:; echo `manpath`) -name '*.bz2' | wc
     77      77    2930

Mainly X11R6.  I'm okay with either form of compression, although
bzip2 tends to compress text better than gzip.  So maybe a gbs
patch is in order?

> >2.) When to package static libs too.
> I'd say that was entirely your call.

Providing only the dynamic is reasonable, although if I were
packaging it, I would provide both static and dynamic if it weren't
too much extra effort on my part.

Eric Blake

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