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Re: Installing compressed info files

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Installing compressed info files
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 13:13:27 -0700
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"Bernd Jendrissek" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 9:29 PM, Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Not all system's man programs cope with compressed manpages.  I know
>> some (most? all?) GNU/Linux distributions install compressed manpages,
>> I assume it's rpm/deb/... features that compress them, right?
> I assume so too.  I think non-archaic rpm has some nice macros that
> make building autoconfiscated packages easy.  My bet would be that
> those rpm macros compress the docs.

Similarly, the dh_compress program used in many Debian packages
automatically finds and compresses any Info documents and
manpages (and some other kinds of files) that are not already
Ben Pfaff

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