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Re: Possible bug in multiple packages

No, I mean that the /etc/init.d/sendmail script is currently doing a test to see
if /usr/doc/sendmail is set executable.  THAT is what I have seen as a "bug".

							Dave Bristel

On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Johnie Ingram wrote:

> Date: Thu, 02 Sep 1999 16:59:17 -0400
> From: Johnie Ingram <johnie@netgod.net>
> To: David Bristel <targon@targonia.com>
> Cc: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Possible bug in multiple packages 
> Resent-Date: 2 Sep 1999 21:08:23 -0000
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> "David" == David Bristel <targon@targonia.com> writes:
> David> of packages.  sendmail, along with several other packages, sets
> Sendmail too has the problem of ambiguity, the executableness of
> /usr/sbin/sendmail doesn't necessarily mean the init.d script should
> run.  Maybe it could check for someting in /usr/lib/sendmail instead of
> docs.
> David> these daemons.  Is there currently a policy to require the
> David> docs?
> Policy merely requires docs come with the package.  I think its the
> consensus that everything should run even if /usr/doc is deleted.
> 		netgod
> Basically, I want people to know that when they use binary-only
> modules, it's THEIR problem.  I want people to know that in their
> bones, and I want it shouted out from the rooftops.  I want people to
> wake up in a cold sweat every once in a while if they use binary-only
> modules.
>         -- Linus Torvalds
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