Subject: Re: do you use sysutils/amanda-common and chg-disk changer?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/12/2004 00:13:02
On Mon, Oct 11, 2004 at 11:33:49PM +0200, Jukka Salmi wrote:
> That's what I was using until I noticed that the problem was already
> fixed in Amanda 2.4.4p3[1] with using `expr $xxx + 1`. The commit
> message is just "Fix for sh compatibility."[2], I don't know why they
> use an external program. But accepting this saves us a patch when the
> Amanda pkgsrc package is updated...

Agreed, if this is already fixed in the amanda sources, we should use their
Also, chg-disk isn't something that is started several times per seconds,
the overload of using expr here isn't an issue.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference