Deb package includes broken symlink instead of manual

Bug #1889776 reported by xerus
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mixxx
Undecided
Daniel Schürmann

Bug Description

The Ubuntu package does not include the manual - instead, it contains a broken symlink:

❯ file /usr/share/doc/mixxx/Mixxx-Manual.pdf
/usr/share/doc/mixxx/Mixxx-Manual.pdf: broken symbolic link to ../mixxx-data/Mixxx-Manual.pdf

Using locate, I found that there is no proper version on my machine.

This holds true for at least the package in the mixxxbetas ppa: https://launchpad.net/~mixxx/+archive/ubuntu/mixxxbetas

I inspected the package files - while the .tar.gz contains the Mixxx-Manual.pdf, in the .deb there is only the broken symlink as /usr/share/doc/mixxx/Mixxx-Manual.pdf, with no notion of a mixxx-data dir.

Upon inspecting the build/debian directory in the source tree, I suspect that the fix might be as easy as deleting build/debian/mixxx.links, but I don't know how to test this assumption.

Changed in mixxx:
assignee: nobody → Daniel Schürmann (daschuer)
Changed in mixxx:
status: New → Confirmed
Revision history for this message
Daniel Schürmann (daschuer) wrote :
Changed in mixxx:
milestone: none → 2.2.5
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Changed in mixxx:
milestone: 2.2.5 → 2.3.0
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in mixxx:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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