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Re: proposal: 'xterm' alternatives entry

Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org> wrote:

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> On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 06:43:09PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
>> The procedure would be to upload a new 'xterm' package which moves
>> /usr/bin/xterm to /usr/bin/xterm.real and introduces /usr/bin/xterm
>> as alternatives symlink in addition to x-terminal-emulator. Then,
>> progressively, the other x-terminal-emulator providers can start to
>> add xterm to their postinst scripts.

> Wouldn't it be better to file bugs against the packages that don't use
> x-terminal-emulator?

...and those that do it inconsistently, of course

Thomas E. Dickey

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