yap (yet another prolog ) ubuntu package

Todd Edwards tedwards at mcclatchyinteractive.com
Tue Oct 5 17:38:34 UTC 2010


You should not be putting a space in the field. Just put /usr/bin/yap
and it should find it.
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On Tue, 2010-10-05 at 10:06 -0700, Kjetil brinchmann Halvorsen wrote:
> Well, the question is maybe more general. There seems to be something
> I do not understand
> about the ubuntu packaging system.
> 
> I installed (using synaptic) the package
> yap 5.1.3-4     The YAP-yet another prolog system.
> 
> Writing at the command line I get
> 
> kjetil at kjetil-laptop:~$ yap
> % Restoring file /usr/lib/Yap/startup
> YAP version Yap-5.1.3
> 
> but the command
>   find /usr/bin yap
> returns
> find: `yap': No such file or directory
> 
> although synaptic   --- propoerties --- installed files
> have /usr/bin/yap
> 
> I do not understand this! Where is yap?
> 
> (I need this to tell emacs where it is)
> 
> Kjetil
> 
> 
> 
> --
> "If you want a picture of the future - imagine a boot stamping on the
> human face - forever."
> 
> George Orwell (1984)
> 





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