James A. Robinson writes ("Bug#1191: xdvi bugs"): > Xdvi seems to wipe out the /usr/lib/X11 link when it installs it's > app-default information. Is this perhaps a tar bug? Which version of dpkg are you using ? 0.93.50 and onwards don't use tar when installing packages - they have a tar implementation built in. Or is this app-default stuff done in the postinst ? Ian.