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Re: pkg_alternatives vs manual pages

On Wed, May 6, 2020 at 1:06 PM Jonathan Perkin <> wrote:
> The problem is pkg_alternatives explicitly doesn't support anything
> other than "bin|libexec|sbin", and will error out if that does not
> match.  Unfortunately this means that "pkg_alternatives rebuild" will
> remove all the wrappers from the system and then leave it in that
> state, as one of my users found out.

Maybe this should be fixed instead, instead of adding ad-hoc manpage
support to pkg_alternatives? Clearly, this is what we as developers
expect pkg_alternatives to do.


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