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Re: DDP CVS commit by aph: ddp/manuals.sgml/developers-reference common.e ...

Josip Rodin <joy@gkvk.hr> writes:

> Hmm. Rather than duplicating it in every maintainer script out there,
> wouldn't it be better if such a program or even a simple file with the
> shell function included was added into the debianutils package?
> Encouraging copying&pasting just doesn't feel right to me.

Well, it's hardly a thing someone needs to do often.

Moreover, why add this function to debianutils when debianutils
already has 'which' ?

Actually, for my pathcheck function, I think I am going to switch my
recommendation for maintainer scripts to use the which function.  Sure
it's in /usr/ but who cares.  For init scripts, that would be another

...Adam Di Carlo..<adam@onshore-devel.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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