Description of problem:
Emacs package is using alternatives to let users switch between etags
implementations, however the etags manual page is not handle by the
This can be done using the --slave option, (see e,g. sendmail/postfix packages).
A simple patch to do this is attached.
Note: I had to move the alternatives command to %posttrans,
if not the link
/usr/share/man/man1/etags.1.gz -> /etc/alternatives/etags-etagsman
would not be created by alternatives.
BTW: does it make sense to have %changelog going back ten years?
(Abuse Emacs 22,1 release to make much shorter?)
Created attachment 158384 [details]
patct to implement the change
A bit puzzled by the silence workflow here, this seems to be fixed since 22.1-9:
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Closing, seems to be fixed ages ago.