Bug#325921: /sbin/ldconfig: ldconfig manpage: should explain about deleting bad symlinks
The ldconfig manual page says it creates symlinks, but does not mention
anything about deleting them. It does remove them, however, and Policy
requires shared library packages to run ldconfig in their postrms for
this reason. I suggest chating the first sentence of the DESCRIPTION
section in the manual page to begin like this:
ldconfig creates, updates, and removes ...
This should make it clearer with minimal changing. Someone who understands
the issue better than I do might want to add a fuller description.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
APT prefers stable
APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.11-1-686
Locale: LANG=fi_FI.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fi_FI.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Versions of packages libc6 depends on:
ii libdb1-compat 2.1.3-7 The Berkeley database routines [gl
libc6 recommends no packages.
-- no debconf information