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Bug#15753: dpkg: update-alternatives nvi<->elvis doesn't work

James Troup <J.J.Troup@scm.brad.ac.uk> writes:
> Jonathan H N Chin <jhnc@pfaff.newton.cam.ac.uk> writes:
> > Package: dpkg
> > Version:
> >  
> > I installed nvi 1.79-1 then elvis 2.1f-1.  I didn't like that elvis
> > was now the default, so I purged it.
> >  
> > The alternatives were not updated to point back to nvi so `vi'
> > stopped working (although `nvi' of course still did).
> This is not a bug in dpkg but was in fact a bug in elvis (#21667)
> which was fixed in 2.1i-2, and is in both hamm and slink.

Jonathan, if you accept James' statement, please close this bug report
for us by sending an email to 15753-done@bugs.debian.org .  This will
help us by clearing out old bug reports and letting us focus on actual
problems.  Thanks.
.....A. P. Harris...apharris@onShore.com...<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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