I see you created a debian package of my SaVi 1.4.3 ( http://savi.sf.net/ ). While I welcome others packaging SaVi, as it's not something I'd get around to myself, I should point out that the changes made in your packaging broke SaVi's help system.
The options on SaVi's help menu and About SaVi... windows load in the textfiles:
for easy viewing by GUI users, and help also refers users to the manual/ subdirectory. As far as I can see, all but the COPYRIGHT file (which now lives renamed as 'copyright' under /usr/share/doc/savi ) have been deleted. This breaks SaVi's help system (only 'no information available for these satellites' is displayed), and is very unhelpful to new SaVi users.
(Also missing is /usr/share/savi/.geomview, but since there's been a longstanding bug against geomview for using dot files for configuration and causing false alarms when the tree is scanned, and users aren't going to run SaVi from there, that's understandable. What, if anything, should be done if Geomview and SaVi are both installed as packages, so that SaVi automatically appears in Geomview's menu list, is a separate problem. And the 'get screenshot' option in the Ubuntu Synaptic package manager doesn't seem to work for SaVi, btw.).
As far as I can see for packaging purposes to fix documentation, I can write shell and Tcl code that tests for the existence of the textpage in the usual directory indicated by the SAVI environment variable, and if it can't find the required textfile there it then looks under the separate directory indicated by SAVIDOC, which defaults to /usr/share/doc to satisfy your packaging conventions.
If COPYRIGHT, README-COVERAGE-TEXTUREMAPPING, BUGS, README and manual/ are all moved (names unchanged) under /usr/share/doc/savi to split the tree into code and documentation, that will then do the right thing. Does this sound reasonable for a 1.4.4 release?
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