git-svn package does not install executable git-svn

Bug #598593 reported by Macro on 2010-06-25
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
git-core (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: git-core

When I install the package git-svn I expect to be able to run the command git-svn without setting a $PATH. The current package does not put an executable in a common $PATH.

$ sudo apt-get install git-core git-svn
$ git-svn
git-svn: command not found

$ dpkg -L git-svn

There should be a link from /usr/lib/git-core/git-svn to some dir in the $PATH

$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Release: 10.04

$ apt-cache policy git-svn
  Installed: 1:
  Candidate: 1:
  Version table:
 *** 1: 0
        500 lucid/universe Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Anders Kaseorg (andersk) wrote :

git svn, not git-svn. (This was changed upstream in Git 1.6 to reduce the pollution of the /usr/bin namespace. See /usr/share/doc/git-core/RelNotes-1.6.0.txt .)

Changed in git-core (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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