Bug 593 - wrong symlink in man dir
wrong symlink in man dir
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: xforms (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Powers
: 864 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 1998-12-26 06:12 EST by borgia
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-16 14:36:58 EDT
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Description borgia 1998-12-26 06:12:39 EST
The symlink xforms.5 in the manpages dir is pointing to the
buildroot directory instead of being a relative link.
[version 0.88-5]
[already reported for PowerTools 5.0]
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1998-12-29 20:16:59 EST
/usr/X11R6/man/man5/forms.5 is what needs correcting.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-01-18 17:12:59 EST
*** Bug 864 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

The xforms-0.88-6 package contains the following symlink:

lrwxrwxrwx-     root     root         48 Oct 26 18:07
/usr/X11R6/man/man5/forms.5 ->

The destination path is invalid, and should be changed to a
relative path.
Comment 3 Preston Brown 1999-08-16 14:36:59 EDT
fixed in xforms-0.88-9, which will be available in the next release of

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