Bug#279252: #279252 uxterm should not override my locale
On Wed, Dec 01, 2004 at 07:09:42AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
>> I don't see how anything but xterm is supposed to change this situation.
>> AFAIK no package "owns" an alternative per se, but I might be wrong here;
>> my understanding of this was that by default, whatever alternative has the
>> highest priority is selected as the alternative in use.
> I would regard that as a defect in the alternatives scheme, since package
> maintainers can otherwise choose to set arbitrary priorities for their
> favorite packages (and doing so late in the release cycle leads to
> competitive issues).
You could of course view that as a problem, but it's completely irrelevant
here, as xterm's postinst sets the priority for both xterm and uxterm, and
it's the relative priorities of those two I want to swap.
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