Bug#131464: Tries to update a symlink in non existent /usr/share/man/ja/man1/
Even with setting the locale, I cannot reproduce this. Could you try
to install/upgrade another package, which uses alternatives?
Manoj Srivastava writes:
> >>"Matthias" == Matthias Klose <email@example.com> writes:
> Matthias> Manoj Srivastava writes:
> >> Package: fastjar
> >> Version: 1:3.0.4-0pre020127
> >> Severity: grave
> >> Justification: renders package unusable
> >> Hi,
> >> My argument is that if one can't even install the package,
> >> surely it is unusable?
> Matthias> sure, but I checked that it installs ...
> Umm. In that case we are seeing different behaviour. Look below:
> >> Setting up fastjar (3.0.4-0pre020127) ...
> >> update-alternatives: unable to make
> >> /usr/share/man/ja/man1/jar.1.gz.dpkg-tmp a symlink to
> Why is it trying /usr/share/man/ja ? Surely there is no
> japanese content here?
> >> /etc/alternatives/jar.ja.1.gz: No such file or directory
> >> dpkg: error processing fastjar (--configure):
> >> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
> Matthias> the gij problem should be the same. I don't have
> Matthias> /usr/share/man/ja/man1, and it installed fine. In the postinst:
> Matthias> update-alternatives --quiet --install /usr/bin/jar jar
> Matthias> /usr/bin/fastjar 30 \
> Matthias> --slave /usr/share/man/man1/jar.1.gz jar.1.gz
> Matthias> /usr/share/man/man1/fastjar.1.gz
> Matthias> Assuming this is not a gcc packaging problem ...
> Well, something surely went wrong. Perhaps something with locales?
> cat /etc/locale.gen
> # This file lists locales that you wish to have built. You can find a list
> # of valid supported locales at /usr/share/doc/locales/SUPPORTED.gz. Other
> # combinations are possible, but may not be well tested. If you change
> # this file, you need to rerun locale-gen.
> # XXX GENERATED XXX
> # NOTE!!! If you change this file by hand, and want to continue
> # maintaining manually, remove the above line. Otherwise, use the command
> # "dpkg-reconfigure locales" to manipulate this file. Failure to follow
> # this will result in your changes being overwritten the next time the
> # locales package is upgraded.
> en_GB ISO-8859-1
> en_GB.UTF-8 UTF-8
> en_US ISO-8859-1
> en_US.UTF-8 UTF-8
> __> env | grep LC
> __> env | grep LANG
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