Bug#556208: xterm: alternatives (still) messed up
On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 11:40:36 +0100, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> Package: xterm
> Version: 250-1
> Severity: normal
> this is a re-submit of bug #535827 which is most definitely *not*
> resolved for me.
> Selecting previously deselected package xterm.
> (Reading database ... 135626 files and directories currently installed.)
> Unpacking xterm (from .../archives/xterm_250-1_i386.deb) ...
> Processing triggers for man-db ...
> Processing triggers for menu ...
> Setting up xterm (250-1) ...
> update-alternatives: error: alternative x-terminal-emulator.1.gz can't be slave of x-terminal-emulator: it is a master alternative.
> dpkg: error processing xterm (--configure):
> subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
That means some other package is messing up the x-terminal-emulator.1.gz
alternative. Not xterm's fault.