[BLFS Trac] #3255: TeX Live 2100722 destroys the "man" executable!

BLFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Nov 18 14:10:30 PST 2011

#3255: TeX Live 2100722 destroys the "man" executable!
 Reporter:  jeremy_henty  |       Owner:  blfs-book@…                   
     Type:  defect        |      Status:  new                           
 Priority:  high          |   Milestone:  6.7                           
Component:  BOOK          |     Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  critical      |    Keywords:                                
 After "make install" the man executable is gone.

 $ ls -ld -- /usr/bin/man
 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 16 Nov 18 21:32 /usr/bin/man -> ../texmf/doc/man

 The culprit is the last part of the install-links target in
 texk/texlive/linked_scripts/Makefile.in .  This is clearly meant to create
 a link to a directory of man pages but because it is still in /usr/bin it
 overwrites /usr/bin/man !

 I am rating this as a critical bug because actually breaks the system.

Ticket URL: <http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/ticket/3255>
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