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Bug#20426: marked as done (realpath(3) can't deal with circular symlinks)

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From: Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de>
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Subject: man-db: mandb can't deal with circular symlinks
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Package: man-db
Version: 2.3.10-64

mandb --create dies with a segmentation fault when it tries to follow
a cirular symbolic link.

# ls -l /usr/man/man1/uudecode.1.gz /etc/alternatives/uudecode.1.gz
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           27 Mar  2 11:44 /etc/alternatives/uudecode.1.gz -> /usr/man/man1/uudecode.1.gz
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           31 Nov 24 05:26 /usr/man/man1/uudecode.1.gz -> /etc/alternatives/uudecode.1.gz



Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de> <tobias@debian.org> <tobias@linux.de>
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