Bug#910900: emacs-goodies-el: Upgrade to latest emacs-goodies-el fails in postinst: tsort complains about loops
Dima Kogan <email@example.com> writes:
> Sven Joachim <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Almost surely
>> /usr/share/emacs-snapshot/site-lisp/emacs-goodies-el/all.el is a
>> dangling symlink to /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacs-goodies-el/all.el,
>> but I don't know why it has been left over. The prerm script of
>> emacs-goodies-el should have called
>> /usr/lib/emacsen-common/packages/remove/emacs-goodies-el which removes
>> the whole /usr/share/emacs-snapshot/site-lisp/emacs-goodies-el
> Yep! The broken symlinks in that directory were indeed the problem.
> Thanks! I still get tsort complaints, but those are apparently not
> fatal. Does any of that make sense?
Yes, the tsort complaints are an (apparently harmless?) generic problem
with emacsen-common. I guess the real question is why the symlinks are