Re: Feaping Creature-ism in core Debian Packages
Adam Klein <email@example.com> writes:
> 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?
> This is for proper compatibility with lpr. There can be a case when lprng
> is removed, but the conffiles (in this case, the init script) stay. As both
> lprng and lpr provide a /usr/sbin/lpd binary, an extra check is neccessary.
> If you have a better suggestion, please let me and the lprng maintainer
/usr/bin/lpq -V 2>&1 | grep -q 'LPRng'