release tarball sizes
abartlet at samba.org
Sat Oct 11 02:36:15 GMT 2003
On Sat, 2003-10-11 at 12:24, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 11, 2003 at 11:40:38AM +1000, Tim Potter wrote about 'Re: release tarball sizes':
> > On Sat, Oct 11, 2003 at 03:18:02AM +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > > Packaging the docs sounds ok to me (though I'd prefer to always have
> > > the manpages in the source). Something that can always be left out of
> > > the source package are imho:
> > > - docbook sources (7.2M)
> > > - developer documentation (PDF, docbook and HTML)
> > Good idea. Manpages - maybe a copy of Using Samba as well - should
> > be in the source tarball.
> If we're adding "Using Samba", I'd like to have the PDF version of the
> HOWTO Collection in there as well.
There are other reasons to distribute 'using samba' outside the main
tarball. Using Samba is licenced under the GNU FDL, which - rightly or
wrongly - is getting a bad name, with Debian possibly not distributing
such documentation. Putting that into a separate tarball would avoid
the need to have 'modified tarballs', with that documentation removed.
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
http://samba.org http://build.samba.org http://hawkerc.net
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