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Re: Vanishing /usr/doc symlink

On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 11:01:35AM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > I just upgraded my unstable system today.  In the process, my /usr/doc
> > -> /usr/share/doc symlink disappeared.  I didn't notice till
> > afterwards, but I'm pretty sure that's what did it.  (It was there
> > yesterday, and it's unlikely to have been anything else.)
> >
> > Below is the diff between yesterday and today's dpkg -l \* | grep ^ii
> > output; I haven't had a chance to examine all of these packages,
> > though.  Anyone have any ideas which package might be guilty for doing
> > this?
> Every of them. None of them. Most probably, you just happened to
> remove or upgrade the last package containing /usr/doc in your system,
> and, as a result, dpkg removed it, since it was not a non-empty directory.

That's possible, I guess.  Shame I didn't think to keep a copy of
yesterday's dlocate database to check this hypothesis.



     Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths,             Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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