Meaningless symlink redirection in Edgy for qmake
lathiat at bur.st
Sun Mar 18 12:57:47 GMT 2007
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On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 06:20:48PM +0530, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
> In Edgy I do:
> $ cd /usr/bin
> $ ls -l qm*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 2007-01-27 22:48 qmake ->
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2034776 2006-10-23 18:16 qmake-qt3
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2064732 2007-02-12 23:27 qmake-qt4
> $ ls /etc/alternatives/qmake -l
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 18 2007-02-13 15:24 /etc/alternatives/qmake ->
> Is there any meaning to this unnecessary symlink redirection? The
> /usr/bin/qmake symlink could well directly point to the qmake-qt3 binary
> in its own folder rather than point to a file under /etc which points
> back to the /usr/bin folder.
> If there is no meaning, then this can be rectified.
> Shriramana Sharma.
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