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Bug#203560: /etc/alternatives/README: some alternatives are a big mystery

Package: dpkg
Version: 1.10.10
Severity: minor
File: /etc/alternatives/README

Some alternatives, if there is no manpage, and are crypticly named,
are a big mystery to users as to what they are for.  The most one can
to is to run strings(1) on the binary they point to.  There ought to
be a better way to see what each officially registered alternatives'
intention is.

And some plain have no man page and some link to
/usr/share/man/man7/undocumented.7.gz, there is no consistency enforced.

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