Debian Bug report logs - #386683
automake1.4: aclocal link to /etc/alternatives/aclocal missing

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Package: automake1.4; Maintainer for automake1.4 is Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org>; Source for automake1.4 is src:automake.

Reported by: Matthias Grimm <matthiasgrimm@users.sourceforge.net>

Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2006 12:48:09 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: moreinfo, unreproducible

Found in version automake/1:1.4-p6-11

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org>:
Bug#386683; Package automake1.4. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Matthias Grimm <matthiasgrimm@users.sourceforge.net>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org>. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Matthias Grimm <matthiasgrimm@users.sourceforge.net>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: automake1.4: aclocal link to /etc/alternatives/aclocal missing
Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2006 14:31:56 +0200
Package: automake1.4
Version: 1:1.4-p6-11
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

Hi,

The reportbug tool grabs automake1.4 but I think this is related to all
versions of automake. I have automake1.4 and automake1.9 installed on my
system.

Following link is missing:
          /usr/bin/aclocal -> /etc/alternatives/aclocal

The script update-alternatives update the links in /etc/alternatives but
doesn't check if the links to /etc/alternatives exist.

 Best Regards
   Matthias Grimm

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.17.11
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

Versions of packages automake1.4 depends on:
ii  autoconf                      2.60-1     automatic configure script builder
ii  autotools-dev                 20060702.1 Update infrastructure for config.{

automake1.4 recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information




Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org>:
Bug#386683; Package automake1.4. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Mario Iseli <admin@marioiseli.com>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org>. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at 386683@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Mario Iseli <admin@marioiseli.com>
To: 386683@bugs.debian.org
Cc: control@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Patch
Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2006 19:25:36 +0200
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tags 386683 +patch
thanks

Hi!

I've created a tiny patch for this problem, I think it fixes the problem
well enough...

Thanks

-- 
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 `. `'`
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[automake.patch (text/plain, attachment)]

Tags added: patch Request was from Mario Iseli <admin@marioiseli.com> to control@bugs.debian.org. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org>:
Bug#386683; Package automake1.4. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org>. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #17 received at 386683@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>
To: Matthias Grimm <matthiasgrimm@users.sourceforge.net>, 386683@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Bug#386683: automake1.4: aclocal link to /etc/alternatives/aclocal missing
Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2006 17:05:53 -0700
tags 386683 moreinfo unreproducible
severity 386683 normal
thanks

On Sat, Sep 09, 2006 at 02:31:56PM +0200, Matthias Grimm wrote:

> The reportbug tool grabs automake1.4 but I think this is related to all
> versions of automake. I have automake1.4 and automake1.9 installed on my
> system.

> Following link is missing:
>           /usr/bin/aclocal -> /etc/alternatives/aclocal

> The script update-alternatives update the links in /etc/alternatives but
> doesn't check if the links to /etc/alternatives exist.

But /usr/bin/aclocal should have been created as a symlink the *first* time
update-alternatives was run.  Unless you can explain how that symlink
disappeared on your system, I don't see any reason to think it's a bug in
automake1.4, and definitely not a "grave" bug.

-- 
Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/



Tags added: moreinfo, unreproducible Request was from Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Severity set to `normal' from `grave' Request was from Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Tags removed: patch Request was from Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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