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Re: Feaping Creature-ism in core Debian Packages

On Tue, Aug 31, 1999 at 05:06:11PM -0500, Mr. Christopher F. Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 1999 at 01:40:03PM -0700, Brent Fulgham wrote:
> > > Another issue that needs to be addressed here is that Perl 
> > > has become a VERY standard part of ANY UNIX type OS.  Because 
> Perl may or may not be inevitable, but what about this in
> /etc/init.d/lprng?
> test -f $DAEMON -a -d /usr/doc/lprng || exit 0
> Why should the operation of a daemon depend on its
> documentation?

It's most likely trying to see if it's been removed (without being
purged, which leaves the init.d script intact). It's not an ideal
test -- file a bug report if it's causing you problems.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB (ex-VK3TYD). 
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