[Pkg-samba-maint] panic-action depends on mail

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Sun Jan 29 07:35:50 UTC 2006

Quoting Peter Eisentraut (peter_e at gmx.net):
> The panic-action script uses the mail command but there is no dependency 
> on any package providing that command, as I just noticed since I didn't 
> have it installed.  Is it worth adding a dependency for that, seeing 
> that panic-action is surely tertiary functionality?  Since mailx is 
> priority standard most people will probably have it anyway so the 
> dependency might do no harm.  Comments?

Given that this is not a required feature, I'd recommend testing that
mailx is available and send the mail only when it is.

This, we could then add a Recommends instead of a Depends

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