Bug#349462: xterm: wrong update-alternatives man page x-terminal-emulator.1.gz
On 2006-11-08 02:35:56 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> I tried to reproduce this by upgrading xterm from sarge to etch and
> didn't get any dangling symlink. I tried an upgrade with xterm as the
> only x-terminal-emulator package installed, as well as with xterm and
> rxvt, and I also tried setting the link to uxterm manually before the
> upgrade. This choice seems to be lost on upgrade (probably due to the
> path change for *xterm), but I got no dangling symlink.
> I'd appreciate your help in trying to understand how things went wrong
> for you, and if it's still possible for them to go wrong in case of a
> sarge->etch upgrade.
The machine no longer exists, but on another one, I've just changed the
x-terminal-emulator alternative from /usr/bin/xfce4-terminal.wrapper to
/usr/bin/uxterm, and I also get a dangling symlink.
ay:~> ll /usr/share/man/man1/x-terminal-emulator.1.gz
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 42 2003-07-18 22:14:13 /usr/share/man/man1/x-terminal-emulator.1.gz -> /etc/alternatives/x-terminal-emulator.1.gz
ay:~> ll /etc/alternatives/x-terminal-emulator.1.gz
ls: /etc/alternatives/x-terminal-emulator.1.gz: No such file or directory
But there's the following symlink:
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 32 2006-11-08 02:45:07 /etc/alternatives/x-terminal-emulator.1x.gz -> /usr/share/man/man1/uxterm.1x.gz
This is with xterm 210-3.1 (from testing).
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