Ticket #1045 (closed enhancement: wontfix)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

cave owner should print something useful about alternatives symlinks, not nothing

Reported by: greenrd Owned by:
Priority: Sometime Milestone:
Component: clients/cave Version: scm
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Distribution: Exherbo


Alright, so alternatives symlinks arguably aren't owned by a single package, but cave owner could at least print to stderr:

warning: /usr/bin/haddock is not owned by any package
However, it appears to be an alternatives symlink - try using $BLAH to find out more

rather than the current output (nothing), which makes you think it's some rogue non-paludis install!

Change History

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by ciaranm

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to wontfix

Don't think that can be done, short of requiring alternatives to register everything somewhere...

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