Bug#26654: marked as done (tkman: tkman should not depend on lpr)
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Date: Fri, 11 Sep 1998 23:40:43 -0700
From: "Carl R. Witty" <email@example.com>
Subject: tkman: tkman should not depend on lpr
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It should not be a fatal error to run tkman on a machine without lpr.
I don't have a printer; I don't see why I should have to install lpr.
(Probably you should just forward this upstream.)
If you choose not to fix this, could you put a note in
/usr/doc/tkman/README.Debian explaining that tkman depends on lpr
because the upstream source put an explicit check-for-lpr-or-die in
tkman? It might save somebody a few minutes of bewilderment somewhere
down the line...
-- System Information
Debian Release: slink
Kernel Version: Linux nebula 2.0.34 #6 Thu Jul 2 07:12:27 PDT 1998 i686 unknown
Versions of the packages tkman depends on:
ii tk8.0 8.0.3-1 The Tk toolkit for TCL and X11 v8.0 - Run-Ti
ii rman 3.0.5-1 PolyglotMan - Reverse compile man pages
ii groff 1.11a-4 GNU troff text-formatting system.
ii lpr 5.9-30 BSD lpr/lpd line printer spooling system