[Pkg-octave-devel] Getting rid of the menu file
tweber at debian.org
Wed Jan 6 21:43:54 UTC 2016
On Wed, Jan 06, 2016 at 12:12:25PM +0100, Sébastien Villemot wrote:
> Le dimanche 27 décembre 2015 à 11:14 +0100, Rafael Laboissiere a écrit :
> > In order to comply with the Technical Committee decision regarding
> > Bug#741573 , I removed the file debian/octave.menu from the octave
> > package [commit 0170cd8].
> > In the process of doing it, I noticed that we are still shipping a .menu
> > file within the octave-htmldoc package. This file is not concerned by
> > the tech-ctte decision above, but I am wondering about its usefulness,
> > because there are no applications shipped in the octave-htmldoc package.
> > Besides that, I simply do not understand its command= lines:
> > $ grep command= debian/octave-htmldoc.menu
> > command="/usr/share/doc/octave-htmldoc/interpreter/index.html"
> > command="/usr/share/doc/octave-htmldoc/liboctave/index.html"
> > According section 3.6 of the Debian Menu System documentation , the
> > content of the command field should be an executable file, which is
> > clearly not the case above. Since there are already
> > octave-htmldoc.doc-base.* files, I think that we can remove
> > octave-htmldoc.doc-base.
> > What do you think?
> The files were added by Thomas in commit 0f694231, so maybe he could
> enlighten us on their purpose?
That was 4 years ago. Sorry, I don't remember the reasons why the file
looks like this.
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