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Bug 593 - wrong symlink in man dir
Summary: wrong symlink in man dir
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: xforms
Version: 5.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tim Powers
QA Contact:
: 864 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1998-12-26 11:12 UTC by borgia
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 1999-08-16 18:36:58 UTC

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Description borgia 1998-12-26 11:12:39 UTC
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 1998-12-30 01:16:59 UTC
/usr/X11R6/man/man5/forms.5 is what needs correcting.

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-01-18 22:12:59 UTC
*** 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 18:36:59 UTC
fixed in xforms-0.88-9, which will be available in the next release of

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