[lsb-discuss] Adding dependency on "lsb" causes huge downloads

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Fri Feb 26 12:51:02 PST 2010

lsb-discuss-bounces at lists.linux-foundation.org wrote:
> <snip>
>> For example see above
>>    Requires: /usr/share/doc/packages/cups/help/man-cupsd.html
>> This could work for Novell/openSUSE RPM packages because our
>> documentation directory is /usr/share/doc/packages/<package_name>
>> but other Linux distributions may use other documentation
>> directories so that it cannot work there.
> Yes, but any capability such as a shared library or executable included
> in the LSB has a specified location in the spec. Therefore,
> when anyone
> uses an LSB certified distribution they can depend on the fact tha for
> example /usr/lib/sendmail exists there and not in
> /opt/sendmail/bin, to pick something out of the air.

Did you have to pick a controversial one?  :)

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