Re: Testing for existance of a file.
In foo.debian-mentors, you wrote:
> 1) What I'd like to do is try removing it's depends on
> kbd and/or kbd-compat (at least for my trial
> versions) and rebuild until it works (retesting it's
> deps) -- I'll leave it's conflicts in, but
> I think it only depended because of the fonts -- which it contains.
> 2) At the same time, I'd like to somehow run some type of
> test somewhere that checks for the
> existance of the 3 font-files that exist in svgatextmode and
> in console-tools-data. Basically,
> if the user has console-tools-data installed, to leave them,
> but if not, to have svgatextmode
> install it's versions of those fonts. I dont know how well
> I explained this. hrmmm
What happens if a user removes console-tools-data after having installed
svgatextmode? Does that break your package?
Also, I don't think it's possible to have files installed conditionally
unless you actually *create* them in your postinst script, like
a "here document". This doesn't seem to work with fonts well.
BTW - Does svgatextmode have a setting for 80 cols? Your message is