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When to run update-alternatives --remove?

Hi all,

recently, I have experienced two cases where a package
resetted alternative, which I had setted manually, to 
auto mode when I upgraded it.

For example, gs did run update-alternatives as follows
in its prerm:

	if [ -x /usr/sbin/update-alternatives ]; then
		update-alternatives --remove gs \

that is, "update-alternatives --remove" was called even at

I'm not sure but it seems natural not to call 
"update-alternatives --remove" at upgrade.

Or is there any good reason to run "update-alternatives --remove" 
at upgrade ?

One moe package which does the same thing is tetex-bin
which I am one of the maintainers ;)  I would like to
know I should fix this behavior or not in tetex-bin ...

Best regards,			2002/10/3

 Debian Developer & Debian JP Developer - much more I18N of Debian
 Atsuhito Kohda <kohda@debian.org>
 Department of Math., Univ. of Tokushima

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