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Re: ITITP: xprint (X.org)



On Sun, Jun 02, 2002 at 06:51:42PM -0700, Chris Waters wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 11:28:32AM +1000, Drew Parsons wrote:
> 
> > I think the assumption should be that XFree86 will eventually fix up its own
> > Xprint server, in which case the X.Org version won't be "required".
> 
> Um, as a potential user (in the my-package-depends-on sense), it would
> be nice if there were a virtual packagename (or something similar)
> that I could depend on.  Right now, the x.org version could provide
> that dependency, and later, when/if the XF86 version gets fixed, it
> could also provide the same.
> 

Sounds reasonable.  Branden can decide if he'd prefer to leave the current
xprt to contain the XFree86 binary, or transform it into the virtual
package, and I'll fit in accordingly. Seems to me though that xprint would
be the appropriate name for the virtual package, in which case xprt could
stay as xprt, just changing the Provides: field etc.

Drew

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