Bug 673

Summary: com_err.h in wrong directory or com_err man page wrong
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: bam
Component: e2fsprogsAssignee: Florian La Roche <laroche>
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Description bam 1999-01-03 05:12:42 UTC
The com_err man page declares #include <com_err.h> yet after
an install this file is placed in /usr/include/et/com_err.h.

As a result many files in the cyrus distrib. fail to
compile (they reference it as the man page suggests).

In a related item: the /usr/bin/compile_et script has a
wrong directory assigned to ET_DIR causing this script to
fail.  The correct setting should be ET_DIR=/usr/share/et.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-01-04 20:31:59 UTC
I have verified that these are true as reported. The script does fail
complaining about not being able to find its template files which are
located in /usr/share/et.

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-01-14 20:35:59 UTC
Fixed in dist-6.0 e2fsprogs-1.13-3

------- Additional Comments From   10/22/99 22:46 -------
This was fixed in e2fsprogs 1.14, but because you guys fixed the bug
by hacking the spec file to post-process the installed file, I didn't
notice the fix.   This was a really ugly way to fix things guys....
why didn't you use the RPM patch file facility.  I do scan the redhat
RPM looking for patches you may have applied, but I don't necessarily
go looking for gross kludges located in the spec file.  This is a
problem since the kludge is still in the spec file in
e2fsprogs-1.15-3, even though the shell script bug was long fixed.
Lucky for you I noticed this while I was preparing my 1.16 release, so
I noticed the man page problem.   But I must say I'm pretty

						- Ted