Bug 8088 - faxspool references "giftoppm", which doesn't exist
faxspool references "giftoppm", which doesn't exist
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mgetty (Show other bugs)
6.0
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 1999-12-31 12:35 EST by bcboy
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-22 11:42:15 EDT
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Description bcboy 1999-12-31 12:35:30 EST
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
format).
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-05-22 11:42:59 EDT
assigned to nalin
Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-07-24 02:54:22 EDT
Fixed in mgetty+sendfax-1.1.21-11 and later (changed from giftoppm to giftopnm).

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