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Re: Buggy "mime-support" package? :-(

> > None of these are technically supposed to depend on mime-support.  They
> > should only test for its availability before calling the "install-mime"
> > program.  This is documented in the "install-mime" man page.
> Well, I can only speak to the needs of the pine package. /etc/mailcap is
> provided by mime-support and needed by pine. This is the reason for it's
> dependence on mime-support. Install-mime is not needed or used by the pine
> installation scripts, so is not the issue here. I can only assume that the
> other packages mentioned have similar needs and therefore, rightly, depend
> on mime-support.

Yes, of course.  I wasn't thinking about programs using it.  <sheepish grin>
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