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Re: Feaping Creature-ism in core Debian Packages

Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk> writes:

> > how about:
> > 
> >   /usr/bin/lpq -V 2>&1 | grep -q 'LPRng'
> You don't know that /usr/bin/lpq exists at this stage, but this idea
> could certainly be used.

I doesn't matter if it doesn't exist.

Iff that command returns 0, then you have lprng's lpq installed.

So the init.d script for lprng just needs something like:

  /usr/bin/lpq -V 2>&1 | grep -q 'LPRng' || exit 0

at the top.

Cheers, Phil.

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