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Bug#57218: usr/local erased

On Sun, Feb 06, 2000 at 07:23:44PM -0700, Michael Lachmann wrote:
> My /usr/local is a link (to /mnt/local/usr). On my last Upgrade (potato)
> the link was erased. It was replaced with a real directory. After the
> upgrade, the directory contained only the
> /usr/local/lib/ghostscript/
> subdirectory.
> I have not been able to find out who did that. 
> dpkg -S /usr/local
> doesn't find anything.
> I tried to grep through the postinst/presint etc. files of all installed
> packages, but to no avail....

Check out base-files's postinst, as it's the most likely program to be
working on stuff like that. I checked the postinst on an old version
and it seems to work ok with /usr/local (mine is also a symlink).

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB. CCs of replies on mailing lists are welcome.

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