Doubt about a link for gnumeric

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jul 14 13:35:07 PDT 2006


Alessandro Alocci wrote these words on 07/14/06 14:01 CST:
> Hi, the symlink
> ln -vsf $(pkg-config --variable=prefix \
>     ORBit-2.0)/share/gnome/help/gnumeric \
>     /usr/share/gnumeric/1.6.3/doc
> is going to create a broken symbolic link if you have
> gnome installed in a prefix different from /usr and
> gnumeric installed in /usr (As per BLFS instruction).
> Shouldn't this simply be:
> ln -vsf /usrshare/gnome/help/gnumeric \
>    /usr/share/gnumeric/1.6.3/doc

Relooking at this, because it dawned on me that we moved the
installation prefix of Gnumeric to /usr not too long ago that
you are correct. I copied to -dev also so there will be more
exposure. I'll try to create a ticket before it is forgotten.

-- 
Randy

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