yap (yet another prolog ) ubuntu package

Knight knightotp at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 18:05:33 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-10-05 at 13:06 -0400, 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

I would recommend the following:

which yap
whereis yap

Find will do, but these are made for this kind of work.

What I meant:
If yap was in /usr/bin you didn't have too look it up with "find" IMHO.

Knight Of The Post

Linux Pro or Pro Linux?!
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