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Bug 7213 - /usr/man/man1/rec.1 is a bogus symlink
/usr/man/man1/rec.1 is a bogus symlink
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 5669
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sox (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1999-11-21 19:22 EST by David Keegel
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-22 14:44:56 EST
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Description David Keegel 1999-11-21 19:22:14 EST
After upgrading to RH 6.1, the sox package installs
/usr/man/man1/rec.1 as a symlink pointing to something like
It would be better if it could just use a relative symlink,
as in "ln -s play.1 /usr/man/man1/rec.1".

The problem this bogus symlink causes is that
/etc/cron.weekly/makewhatis.cron generates an error each week
to root, saying "Read file error: ./rec.1 No such file or directory"
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-11-22 14:44:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5669 ***

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