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Bug 8088

Summary: faxspool references "giftoppm", which doesn't exist
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: bcboy
Component: mgettyAssignee: Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin>
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Description bcboy 1999-12-31 17:35:30 UTC
The mgetty-sendfax rpm includes /usr/bin/faxspool, which does gif format
conversion by running giftoppm. This program doesn't exist in RedHat 6.0.
Probably giftopnm should be used.

...probably these standard format conversions should be in one place,
rather than having lpd, efax, and mgetty all duplicate (with varying
results) the same conversions (gif, text, ps, etc. to a printer/fax

Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-05-22 15:42:59 UTC
assigned to nalin

Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-07-24 06:54:22 UTC
Fixed in mgetty+sendfax-1.1.21-11 and later (changed from giftoppm to giftopnm).

Comment 3 openshift-github-bot 2018-03-20 22:16:09 UTC
Commit pushed to master at
Merge pull request #8134 from soltysh/issue8088

Change running in a container to use oc cluster up