Re: Bug #213524
Jochen Friedrich <email@example.com> writes:
> bug #213524 on automake has the potential to hit a lot of packages
> in a way that they become uninstallable. So far, diff, indent and
> nano have been affected, but there might be more to come.
Ah! I've recently noticed that a recent install didn't seem to have
odd info files missing from /usr/share/info/dir (in some cases even
though I'd installed the package that day). This bug sounds like it's
the one responsible. (Well, the change in behaviour of Debian's
> What could be done to limit the damage?
No idea. It's annoying, however. Much more serious if packages are
actually uninstallable, of course, although I haven't noticed that
yet. Is there some way to rebuild /usr/share/info/dir?