Re: cron.daily/man-db problems
On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 10:22:39 +0300, David Baron wrote:
> Get a whole series of messages like:
> mandb: warning: /usr/share/man/man1/xtrapinfo.1x.gz: bad symlink or ROFF `.so'
> mandb: can't open /usr/share/man/man1x/xtrap.1x: No such file or directory
> I tried recreating the db, still happens.
> How to fix?
The problem is that a number of manpages still contain symlinks which
assume the old(er) directory structure. You would have to change them
yourself, for example /usr/share/man/man1/xtrapinfo.1x.gz is only one
This line should be:
You can also just wait; the bug is known and it will probably be fixed
soon. (I can't seem to connect to bugs.debian.org right now, therefore I
cannot provide a link. "xbase-clients" should be the relevant package.)