Bug 101994 - xterm should be in /usr/X11R6/bin, not /usr/bin
xterm should be in /usr/X11R6/bin, not /usr/bin
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: xterm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
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Blocks: CambridgeTarget
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Reported: 2003-08-08 14:19 EDT by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-24 13:05:40 EDT
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Description Chris Ricker 2003-08-08 14:19:21 EDT
RHL 9 and older put xterm on as /usr/X11R6/bin/xterm as part of XFree86

Upgrading from RHL 9 to severn removes that xterm and does not put a new one on
(already bugzilla'd)

Once you manually install the xterm RPM, however, it installs xterm as

This means that people upgrading from RHL 9 to severn get broken icons if
they've added xterm to their desktop / toolbar / menu / whatever
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2003-08-08 18:58:43 EDT
Yeah, I've thought about that a bit.  I think the best way to handle this would
be for me to add a symlink in the xterm package for compatibility.

For the xterm disappearing on upgrade problem, I'm going to add a dep on xterm
from the XFree86-twm package and any others that require xterm, that should
handle upgrades ok I believe.
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2003-08-13 09:09:28 EDT
The symlink is added in xterm-179-3 and xterm-179-3.EL now.
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2004-06-24 13:05:40 EDT
[mharris@laser rpmbuild]$ rpm -q xterm
[mharris@laser rpmbuild]$ rpm -ql xterm

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