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Re: tempfile <-> IO::Handle::new_tmpfile?

On Sun, Jul 12, 1998 at 09:26:54AM -0600, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 11, 1998 at 03:50:35PM -0700, Joey Hess wrote:
> > >    can I use IO::Handle::new_tmpfile in an Perl script that's run on
> > >  postinst? The package has to Predepend on perl, right? 
> > 
> > Why not just depend on debianutils (>= 1.6) and use the tempfile
> > command?
>  There's nothing wrong with debianutils... this is more a meta
>  question, I was just wondering if I could use the Perl provided
>  method... and debianutils is part of the base system, and it's
>  requiered, so there's no need to depend on it, is there?

It's the version you have to depend on.  tempfile is not in early
versions of debianutils.


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