[sword-devel] RPM package improvements
Wed, 22 May 2002 19:19:09 +0100
fwiw for debian I have them in /usr/share/man/man3
On 22 May 2002 at 13:54, Stuart D. Gathman sent forth the message:
> On Wed, 22 May 2002, Martin Gruner wrote:
> > > As was mentioned, they are only installed with the devel package. The
> > > question was: when the devel package *is* installed, should the man pages
> > > go in the /usr/share/doc/sword-devel-1.5.3 directory, where they are out of
> > > the way but harder to consult, or in the /usr/share/man/man3 directory.
> > Hm. I am not convinced of the need for a dev package though. Whoever wants to
> > develop should use (anonymous) cvs. There is probably only need for a
> > well-written sword rpm that users could install (just the lib), or what do
> > you think?
> The sword-devel package is not for sword developers. It is for developers
> who are *using* the sword package in their own project. For example,
> GnomeSword and BibleTime developers.
> > Atm BibleTime rpms include a static sword in the binary. We have to supply
> > additional files (like locales) as well, which can conflict if users already
> > have a sword rpm installed. Now if a good sword rpm exists, we can probably
> > switch over to requiring that one and have sword dynamic. I think this would
> > be the cleaner and more obvious solution.
> The gnomesword RPM uses and depends on the sword RPM. The sword-devel
> RPM must be installed in order to compile the gnomesword package. However,
> only the sword RPM is required to run the gnomesword package. The sword
> RPM contains:
> The /usr/lib/sword directory contains the utilities. I would like to make
> RPMs for the text modules as well. End users should not have to unzip
> in a magic directory as root and then run mkfastmodule.
> Stuart D. Gathman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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