maintainer-script-does-not-check-for-existence-of-installdocs

All reports of maintainer-script-does-not-check-for-existence-of-installdocs for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The maintainer script calls the install-docs command without checking for existence first. (The doc-base package which provides the command is not marked as "essential" package.)

For example, use the following code in your maintainer script:

     if [ -x /usr/sbin/install-docs ]; then
       /usr/sbin/install-docs -i /usr/share/doc-base/<your-package>
     fi
    

Severity: important, Certainty: possible

Check: menus, Type: binary

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