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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Re: gnumed in Ubuntu

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Re: gnumed in Ubuntu
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 22:01:56 +0100
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On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 07:54:20PM +0100, RKI Andreas wrote:

>> Well, how, then, does a syntax highlighter detect the file
>> type if I remove the magic ?
>   <Meta-X>sh-mode
> ;-)


> Actually I have no real idea.  Is this an important feature.

Why, of course, it helps me (who has to write the darn
things) to be more productive.

>> Can they then still be sourced properly ?
> Definitely.  You can source any file with shell syntax.
OK, good. That was the killer point.


>> What is the purpose of the test for script existance ?
> To avoid error messages from cron.  That's a feature I have
> seen in any cron script I inspected on my Debian machines
> as example.  I'm not sure whether this is ironed in the policy.
> The rationale on a Debian system is definitely that a package
> can be removed while leaving the configuration on the computer

Ah, OK, that makes sense.

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