Bug 62030 - Should provide /usr/bin/irc
Summary: Should provide /usr/bin/irc
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Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: epic (Show other bugs)
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Version: skipjack-beta1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2002-03-26 21:08 UTC by Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-26 21:30:22 UTC
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Description Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-03-26 21:08:20 UTC
Since epic obsoletes ircii, it should provide /usr/bin/irc for people who just upgrade 
the distribution without paying too much attention. 
Former ircii users will expect 
irc nic server 
to work out of the box.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-03-26 21:14:58 UTC
But doing that means that people can't install ircii without removing epic
first, which isn't ideal either.

Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-03-26 21:16:32 UTC
I don't think anyone will want to do that, since they're pretty much the same thing (with 
epic having some extra features). 

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2002-03-26 21:30:17 UTC
Except that people are stubborn and resistent to change.  Why force the issue?

(does remind me to put something in the release notes, though)

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