Re: dangling symlink
Em Ter, 2002-02-12 às 22:37, Ron Johnson escreveu:
> On Tue, 12 Feb 2002 12:40:34 -0800
> ben <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 12 February 2002 12:08 pm, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > > On Tue, 12 Feb 2002 12:00:08 -0800
> > >
> > > ben <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > how does one go about repairing a dangling symlink?
> > > >
> > > > e.g.:
> > > > # man kdm
> > > > man: warning: /usr/share/man/man1/kdm.1.gz is a dangling symlink
> > > > No manual entry for kdm
> > >
> > > maybe someone deleted the file /usr/share/man/man1/kdm.1.gz (or
> > > if /usr/share/man/man1/kdm.1.gz is/was a symlink, the file that
> > > was pointed to by).
> > >
> > > What happens if you do:
> > > $ ls -aFl /usr/share/man/man1/kdm.1.gz
> > # ls -aFl /usr/share/man/man1/kdm.1.gz
> > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 25 Jan 28 17:01
> > /usr/share/man/man1/kdm.1.gz -> ../man7/undocumented.7.gz
> > the 2nd and 3rd lines above are on one line in the console.
> > is the assumption correct that this means the man pages i was searching for
> > failed to install?
> Does /usr/share/man/man7/undocumented.7.gz exist? Sounds like a
> strange name...
Yes it exists: it says you that the program is undocumented :)
not very usefull: kdm as no man documentation anyway