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Bug#3068: gzip package must not include compress link

Package: gzip
Version: 1.2.4-10

The gzip package contains a link from /bin/compress to /bin/gzip. It must
not do this; some people (me, for instance) depend on 'compress' being a
_real_ compress.

It is alright to have an 'uncompress' link, as gzip can cope with files
produced by 'compress'.

I asked for the compress link to be removed some time ago, and it was. I
wonder who put it back in again? This time, could a note be left in the
package source explaining why the 'compress' symlink must not be created?

Steve Early

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