Re: Bug#20241: Timezones should depend on debian-utils
In article <Pine.LNX.3.96.980329134601.20531Dfirstname.lastname@example.org>,
Dale Scheetz <email@example.com> wrote:
>OK guys! I'm ready to close this bug.
>To refresh everyones mind, the original complaint was about the following
>line from the tzconfig script:
>TIMEZONES=$(tempfile) || TIMEZONES=/etc/timezone.$$
>Are we all agreed that this is acceptable and that no dependency is
>necessary? (also note: TIMEZONES is removed at the end of the script)
It is not acceptable: it generates an errormessage on stderr if tempfile
is not installed.
I suppose this would work:
TIMEZONES=$(tempfile 2>/dev/null) || TIMEZONES=/etc/timezone.$$
(I tested this)
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