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Re: gmake symbolic link deleted

On Sat, Jan 13, 2001 at 08:04:08PM +0100 , Cristian Ionescu-Idbohrn wrote:
> The development environment we use requires a gmake symbolic link
> pointing to a couple of different versions of 'make'. Looks like this:
> # ls -al /usr/bin/gmake
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root  root  13 Jan 12 17:57 /usr/bin/gmake -> /usr/bin/make
> This link is created by a locally manufactured deb package.

I think this should answer this. the link was in the old package so it got
removed with upgrade, no?

> After the latest update (which incidentally included a make package
> update) that gmake link disapeared, causing some trouble.
> I wonder: does anybody know what/where/why this thing happened?
> Is it a feature or a bug?
> Is it wrong to place that link in the same directory as the real make?

				Petr Cech
Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.{org,cz}

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