Re: update-alternatives manual page
>Sorry to break this to you after you've put in the effort, but there
>already is a man page for update-alternatives. I wrote it about six
>months ago. There's a copy in bug 17283, and (according to James
>Troup) it was incorporated into dpkg 126.96.36.199, which was a NMU.
>I'd suggest you compare them and see if yours has anything mine
>doesn't, and send patches of any improvements.
Just today, I got my local mirror of slink in operation. I've now
updated dpkg to 188.8.131.52 and read your man page. It's excellent -
much better than mine. I did notice that it does not actually say
what the fourth argument of --install is. I suggest something like
--- update-alternatives.8.orig Wed Aug 12 20:29:26 1998
+++ update-alternatives.8 Wed Aug 12 21:05:07 1998
@@ -232,6 +232,8 @@
is the name of its symlink, and
is the alternative being introduced for the master link.
+is an integer priority for this alternative.
.IR sgen ,
- Jim Van Zandt