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Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 20:47:24 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: small fix to sysklogd .spec file

On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 09:34:23AM -0700, wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Oct 2001, Solar Designer wrote:
> > What is your reasoning for this change?
> for use with other distributions which _don't_ have /var/empty. this would
> tell the user which other package they require.

owl-hier is a core package, few people would dare to install it on
another distribution without also being willing to convert more of the
system into Owl.  So they may as well just do a make installworld.

> > My reasoning to have it as /var/empty is to permit for export of the
> > package into other distributions which also provide the directory.
> this is a good point. i'm not an RPM expert, but can you do a requires
> (/var/empty || owl-hier >= 0.4-1owl)?

I'm afraid not.


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