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Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 20:32:25 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: beldridg@...ox.com
Subject: Re: small fix to sysklogd .spec file

On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 09:02:45AM -0700, beldridg@...ox.com wrote:
> the sysklogd package requires /var/empty which is installed by owl-hier.
> therefore, i think the .spec file should list owl-heir and not /var/empty:
> 
> - Requires: logrotate, /var/empty
> + Requires: logrotate, owl-hier

(This would be "owl-hier >= 0.4-1owl".)

What is your reasoning for this change?

My reasoning to have it as /var/empty is to permit for export of the
package into other distributions which also provide the directory.

-- 
/sd

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