Re: CVS frank tetex-base: add fixes to close the /usr/local bug (#292752)
Frank Küster <frank <at> debian.org>
2005-02-01 18:33:09 GMT
uwe <at> steinmann.cx (Uwe Steinmann) schrieb:
> On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 06:15:59PM +0100, Frank Küster wrote:
>> uwe <at> steinmann.cx (Uwe Steinmann) schrieb:
>> > Hi,
>> > I'm not sure if what I experience today when most of my tetex was updated
>> > is related to the bug below, but it appears to be.
>> > I used to have a soft link /usr/local pointing to /software/local.
>> > Basically for historical reasons.
>> > After updating tetex from sid today this link disappeared and a
>> > directory /usr/local/share/texmf had been created with an ls-R file
>> > in it.
>> Im an not completely sure, but I think the reason is the bug that was
>> fixed by yesterday's upload. The problem is that in 2.0.2c-4, we
>> included /usr/local/share/texmf in the deb, which is against
>> policy. When this version was installed, dpkg created that directory
>> (which was in fact /software/local/share/texmf). Do you know whether you
>> had this directory?
> Yes, that directory is still there
This is strange - dpkg should not have deleted the parent "directory"
/usr/local, if /usr/local/share/texmf, actually
/software/local/share/texmf, is still there. And it should have deleted
the ls-R file in -4's preinst.