update-alternatives --remove <alternative> foo is
called in the
postrm maintainer script.
update-alternatives --remove should be called in
Th present command will not work as intended. When
foo was already deleted.
then ignore the program while constructing the list of available alternatives.
If the symbolic link in
/etc/alternatives then still points at
update-alternatives will not recognize it. It
will then mark the link as site-specific.
Going forward, the symbolic link will no longer be updated automatically. It will be
left dangling until
update-alternatives --auto <alternative>
is run by hand.
For more information please consult:
- Alternative versions of an interface - update-alternatives (from old Packaging Manual) (Appendix appendix-6) in the Debian Policy Manual
- the update-alternatives(8) manual page
The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 3410a22. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check scripts.