Bug#458411: tomcat5.5: spurious symlink in /etc/tomcat5.5/

David Pashley david at davidpashley.com
Mon Dec 31 03:51:39 UTC 2007

On Dec 31, 2007 at 01:44, Matti Lindell praised the llamas by saying:
> Package: tomcat5.5
> Version: 5.5.25-4
> Severity: minor
> In debian/tomcat5.5.postinst there seems to be unnecessary symlink call 
> "ln -sf /etc/tomcat5.5 /var/lib/tomcat5.5/conf" which is already done in 
> debian/tomcat5.5.links, but also creates unnecessary symlink 
> /etc/tomcat5.5/tomcat5.5. It doesn't do any harm, but looks like a bug.
It's there for the upgrade from when config was in
/var/lib/tomcat5.5/conf. If dpkg sees the directory existing, it won't
create the symlink. When we do the upgrade we need to create the

David Pashley
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