Bug 660092 - Circular symlinks
Summary: Circular symlinks
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: jpackage-utils
Version: 14
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Deepak Bhole
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-12-05 14:14 UTC by Steve Snyder
Modified: 2012-08-16 17:54 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-16 17:54:23 UTC
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Description Steve Snyder 2010-12-05 14:14:35 UTC
Description of problem:

Symlinks in /etc/alternatives/ and /usr/share/javadoc/ point to each other

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

# symlinks -tr /etc/alternatives/ | grep dangling
dangling: /etc/alternatives/jaf_javadoc -> /usr/share/javadoc/classpathx-jaf
dangling: /etc/alternatives/activation_javadoc -> /usr/share/javadoc/classpathx-jaf

# ll /usr/share/javadoc/
total 4
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root   36 Nov 17 21:30 activation -> /etc/alternatives/activation_javadoc
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root   29 Nov 17 21:30 jaf -> /etc/alternatives/jaf_javadoc
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root   28 Dec  4 22:40 java -> /etc/alternatives/javadocdir
drwxr-xr-x. 6 root root 4096 Dec  1 19:27 java-1.6.0-openjdk

Actual results:

Circular symlinks.

Expected results:

Symlinks should resolve to actual files.

Additional info:

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