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Re: a2ping (was: magic headers)

On 22.08.06 Frank Küster (frank@debian.org) wrote:

Hi *,

[Perl scripts by Peter Szabo have have weird headers.]

> The real problem with a2ping is that is a generated file, and we do
> not have the sources.  This has been missed since a generated Perl
> script is really a rare thing.
> Someone should ask Peter for the sources; I hope the script can be
> generated with justlib present in its own directory, and no
> installation of justlib is required.  Otherwise we would need to to
> package justlib for Debian...
There is magicc.pl, which adds the header to perl scripts. We should
ask Peter to provide a reverse tool, so we can convert his perl
scripts into "normal" ones.

The faster I go, the behinder I get.
		-- Lewis Carroll

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