Bad Xorg symbolic link in Breezy

Daniel Stone daniel at
Wed Jun 1 19:25:53 UTC 2005

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 09:46:50AM -0700, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> It looks like -21 is broken also.  It (probably an installation script) 
> recreated the bad symlink from /usr/X11R6/bin/Xorg to itself.  When I 
> tried the same tactic I used for -20 (above), that didn't work, since 
> Xorg is only a 7460 byte file which won't execute!

xserver-xorg pre-depends on x-common (>= 1.0), which will make
/usr/bin/X11 a directory, among other things.  Obviously bad things
will happen if x-common gets installed, /usr/bin/X11 gets made a
symlink to 'fix' other problems, and xserver-xorg gets installed, in
that order.
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