Re: c++ problems
On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 09:15:22PM -0500, Gordon Sadler wrote:
> I'm a little confused at this point.
> ls -l /etc/alternatives/c++
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 12 Apr 28 16:59
> /etc/alternatives/c++ -> /usr/bin/g++
> ls -l /usr/bin/g++
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Apr 28 16:59 /usr/bin/g++ ->
> If this is correct so far, so good.
nope, it wasn't correct - at least on my system.
with the help of Steve Robbins, i discovered that i had an old version
of /usr/bin/c++ (2.95.2) hanging around.
this wasn't a symlink to /etc/alternatives, it was a real file.
# ls -l /usr/bin/c++
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 69456 Oct 25 1999 /usr/bin/c++
so, turns out it was a false alarm...or at least, it was only a problem on
i've checked a few of my other debian systems and they have the correct
symlinks...but now i'll have to check them all (or at least, all of
the older ones built prior to Oct 1999) in case this was caused by a
long-ago buggy upgrade.
craig sanders <email@example.com>
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