Le 24/04/2012 14:40, E. Liddell a écrit : > On Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:14:12 +0200 > François Andriot<francois.andriot@...> wrote: > >> >> >> Hello, I've noticed that the Debian/Ubuntu packaging for TDE >> applications often adds a man page and a XPM icon. >> >> Would'nt it be >> better if these files were included with the source code, and >> automatically installed by "make install" ? >> >> It would avoid the effort >> for each distribution packaging to deal with these files ... > Not all distributions add stuff like that (Gentoo doesn't, I would > presume Slackware doesn't). Does anyone know why the > Debian-descended distros think they're necessary? (I'm > especially confused by the icons—what's the value of having > XPMs in addition to the PNGs?) If there's no good argument > for having them that applies to all distros, I would vote against > adding extra stuff to the main tree—why up the maintenance > burden for nothing? > OK I agree that if XPM icons are not required by everyone, we should not add them. But what about man pages ?