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Bug#654317: Needs creation of /usr/share/man/man1

On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 01:08:26AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Neil Williams wrote:
> > Emdebian doesn't include manpages and some packages (and some udebs
> > apparently) don't expect this directory to not exist.
> I'd be very surprised if any udebs know anything at all about
> /usr/share/man.
> However, there are numerous postinsts, starting with bash, that run
> update-alternatives on files in /usr/share/man/, which is likely to
> not work well if the directory is missing.

Maybe Emdebian should just exclude the files but not the containing
directories?  It doesn't seem that this should require any particular
installer support.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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