moreutils in standard?

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Fri Nov 16 14:22:39 GMT 2007

On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 04:12:11PM -0700, Neal McBurnett wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 04:55:56PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> >
> > 
> > I think it would make an excellent addition to the standard seed. If we
> > on IRC today); make use of 'lckdo' in our own scripts to conveniently
> > wrap a single program in a lock; and so on.
> Note that lckdo in particular is in not in moreutils:
> $ apt-cache show lckdo
> Package: lckdo
> Priority: extra
> Section: universe/utils

$ apt-cache show moreutils
Package: moreutils
Replaces: lckdo
Conflicts: lckdo

> I do like moreutils, but hope it doesn't show up by default in JeOS.  In fact I
> hope we can strip JeOS down a lot more....

It could be a Recommends in standard, so that it can be removed from
JeOS. (If JeOS even uses standard; I forget. Søren?)

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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