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Re: netpbm vs. pbmplus

  Chris>  Didn't you see my example of the Slackware sysadmin who would
  Chris> rather ftp /usr/bin/netpbm.tar from a Debian box rather than
  Chris> recompile from source?  Organized subdirectories make many things
  Chris> easier, add flexibility, and make the system easier to explore.

That example didn't cut it in the first place. So now as you keep recalling
it, here's my counter example: ever done "dpkg -L package"? Why don't you feed
that into tar (maybe filter directories out)?

Dirk Eddelb"uttel                              http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/~edd

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