Subject: Re: depending on papersize package
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Johnny Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/04/2006 13:10:09
Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> I see that enscript, magicfilter, a2ps, and psutils depend on papersize.
> Is it okay if I remove this DEPENDS?
> I don't see any use of getpapersize or setpapersize by these packages. I 
> do know that papersize supports them. papersize also supports ddd, 
> ghostscript, and gv.
> I do see that psutils references it in the manual pages.
> Maybe a MESSAGE could suggest installing it instead.

I think it's okay to remove the DEPENDS, but is there some way to 
specify at build-time which is the default paper size for each of those 
packages?  If not, we should add it before removing the DEPENDS on 


	-- Johnny Lam <>