Latest coreutils reveals packaging problems with texinfo/libiconv

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Dec 23 15:47:00 GMT 2004

On Dec 23 15:19, Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
> Hi
> After installing latest coreutils I get the following:
> Missing file: /usr/lib/charset.alias from package gettext
> gettext                 0.14.1-1             Incomplete
> Missing file: /usr/lib/charset.alias from package libiconv
> libiconv                1.9.2-1              Incomplete
> Missing file: /usr/lib/charset.alias from package texinfo
> texinfo                 4.2-4                Incomplete
> It seems that texinfo and libiconv accidentally include /usr/lib/charset.alias
> which I think should be in gettext.

Actually this file has also been installed by fileutils and nearly
also by coreutils.  It only isn't because I removed it by hand
before creating the package.  Shouldn't that file be left out from
all packages?  I don't see that it's installed on any of my Linux


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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