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Re: Man-DB is crazy

David E. Fox wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Sep 2005 09:44:15 -0400
> "Kevin B. McCarty" <kmccarty@Princeton.EDU> wrote:

>>>benjo[1]:~% ls -l /usr/share/man/man1/x-terminal-emulator.1.gz
>>>lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 42 2005-09-09 10:05 /usr/share/man/man1/x-terminal-emulator.1.gz -> /etc/alternatives/x-terminal-emulator.1.gz
> You might need to follow the links. This happens occasionally over
> here, and I wondered about it as well. Try looking in /etc/
> alternatives, you may find that the file x-terminal-emulator.1.gz
> points nowhere, or is nonexistant. Or, it points back to a manpage in /
> usr/share/man/man1 that does not exist.

You snipped the part of my email where I did follow the links :-)
I eventually got to the OK-looking existing file
/usr/share/man/man1/gnome-terminal.1.gz .

Thanks, though,

Kevin B. McCarty <kmccarty@princeton.edu>   Physics Department
WWW: http://www.princeton.edu/~kmccarty/    Princeton University
GPG: public key ID 4F83C751                 Princeton, NJ 08544

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