Re: Bug#68661: Should not remove pager's alternative on upgrade
>>>>> "Brian" == Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Brian> Why doesn't running update-alternatives-jdk1.1 change the
Brian> status to manual? -- Brian May <email@example.com>
Because it's still manipulating /etc/alternaives through
update-alternatives, the Right Way to do it.
Manually manipulating the symlinks at the f/s level is what causes
update-alternatives to mark an alternative as being in manual mode,
the Wrong Way to do it.
"And what do we burn apart from witches?"... "More witches!"