Subject: Re: @(un)exec ln -s man/man?/... and automatic man page handling
To: Brook Milligan <brook@trillium.NMSU.Edu>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/17/1999 10:39:20
On Wed, 17 Feb 1999, Brook Milligan wrote:

: Normally, the PLIST would look like this so that the links get
: installed/deinstalled correctly:

No.  The PLIST should contain actual file entries for all symlinks that are
not links to directories.  Adding @exec/@unexec is obsolete and should not
be used.

Don't fear--tar archives symlinks properly!  :)

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.