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Re: Pre-Depends of #CDD#-common meta packages from cdd-common

On Fri, 11 Jun 2004, Colin Watson wrote:

> > > # A cut-down version of 'which' from debianutils.
> >
> > Hmmm, which is part of debianutils which is required.  Why do I
> > have to work around this?
> You didn't read the patch in detail. (It does *not* use 'which'; it
Well, I read it in detail and wondered *why* it does *not* use which
if which is available.

> reimplements it in pure shell. 'which' isn't reliably-enough portable.)
This is what I do not understand: In how far is which not portable?

Kind regards


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