File properties: Link target is not described

Bug #1775628 reported by Christopher Yeleighton
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-user-docs (Ubuntu)
Won't Fix

Bug Description

The link /usr/lib64 has a property named Link target. This property is not described in the guide.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: ubuntu-docs 16.04.4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-127.153-generic 4.4.128
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-127-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.18
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Thu Jun 7 16:17:53 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-02-05 (1217 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: ubuntu-docs
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2018-06-06 (0 days ago)

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Christopher Yeleighton (giecrilj) wrote :
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Doug Smythies (dsmythies) wrote :

I searched the entire source code for the 16.04 version of the docs and didn't get a hit for "lib64".

Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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Gunnar Hjalmarsson (gunnarhj) wrote :

I chose to interpret this as a matter of symlinks in general. For symlinks there is indeed a "Link target" property in Files. OTOH hand the docs page describes *basic* properties, and maybe the link target property was skipped in the docs intentionally.

@Christopher: The "Files properties" page is an upstream GNOME Help page today, so if you think it's important enough, you may want to submit an upstream issue:

Personally I don't think this is important enough to change in Ubuntu only, neither in 16.04 nor in the development version, so setting "Won't fix".

affects: ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu) → gnome-user-docs (Ubuntu)
Changed in gnome-user-docs (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Won't Fix
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