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Re: viewfax virtual package

On Tue, 17 Feb 1998, Philip Hands wrote:

> Hi,
> It seems that there is a need to create a separate package containing the 
> viewfax binary from mgetty-fax, so that hylafax users can use it without 
> installing mgetty-fax (which they cannot because it conflicts).
> It strikes me that the right way of doing this is to create a package 
> ``mgetty-viewfax'', which provides a ``viewfax'' as a virtual package.

A virtual package would only make sense if more than one package provides
an (at least compatible) `viewfax' command. Are there any other packages
which do so?

Otherwise, why not only make hylafax "Depends: mgetty-viewfax"?



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