[Mageia-discuss] Handbooks - the lot

Luc Menut lmenut at free.fr
Sun Mar 11 11:23:35 CET 2012

Le 07/03/2012 17:46, Juergen Harms a écrit :
> Upgrading to KDE 4.8.1 I realised that substantial time is lost
> downloading fat handbooks that I do not need.

handbooks are fully part of a kde install; they shouldn't be removed.
A kde install without handbooks is a damaged kde install.

<teasing> could you please be consistent; in bugreport 3871#c29 you ask 
to have more documentation, and here you say us that you don't need 
handbooks, and remove them. I don't understand.
I'm sure you can learn about lots of nice kde features if you read 
handbooks :-)

> - I am getting (lots of) handbooks for games, where the games themselves
> are not installed (I use a minimum install, nevertheless get some games
> which I remove with urpme kdegames4 - I suspect that this forgets to
> remove the corresponding handbooks).

I wrongly added in task-kde4-handbooks some handbooks for games that are 
not installed by default (because DVD iso are currently built without 
I will fix this after beta2.

> - I am getting (non-requested) kde-l10n-handbooks for french, german and
> en_GB, probably due to the fact that these languages are specified in
> the kde locale (languages tab) - to support spellchecking and
> hyphenation, that should not trigger the handbooks

weird, could you please open a bugreport including the result of
    rpm -qa |grep kde-l10n


Luc Menut

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