./comms/efax, Collection of small programs for sending and receiving faxes

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 0.9nb2, Package name: efax-0.9nb2, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

efax is a small ANSI C/POSIX program that sends and receives faxes
using any fax modem (Class 1, 2 or 2.0).

efax is smaller and easier to install than HylaFAX or mgetty+sendfax.
As one user put it ``EFAX is a nice simple program for single user
systems.''

The ``fax'' command, a shell script, lets you send, receive, view and
print faxes. In larger systems, faxes can be sent by printing to a
``fax'' printer and received faxes can be e-mailed as MIME attachments
to an administrator for distribution. efax can also pass incoming
data calls to a getty program.

The efax package includes ``efix,'' a program to convert between
various image file formats. To fax Postscript files you will need
Ghostscript. To view faxes you can use any program that displays PGM
files. efix can convert received files to Postscript or HP Laserjet
formats for printing.

efax is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

DEINSTALL [+/-]

Required to build:
[pkgtools/cwrappers]

Master sites: (Expand)

SHA1: 8965407996737e6ec2c8a198ba34811f5134b5d1
RMD160: 471112ab87cfcf11521a5ea7c0cb203a44e958c3
Filesize: 94.469 KB

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   2017-08-01 16:59:08 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (211)
Log message:
Follow some http -> https redirects.
   2016-09-08 16:46:50 by Jonathan Perkin | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
Use PKGMANDIR.
   2015-11-03 02:34:58 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (79)
Log message:
Add SHA512 digests for distfiles for comms category

Existing SHA1 digests verified, all found to be the same on the
machine holding the existing distfiles (morden).  Existing SHA1
digests retained for now as an audit trail.
   2012-10-03 13:24:45 by Aleksej Saushev | Files touched by this commit (64)
Log message:
Drop superfluous PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT, "user-destdir" is default these days.
   2010-06-03 14:53:47 by Stephen Borrill | Files touched by this commit (3) | Package updated
Log message:
Add -dMaxStripSize=0 to default ghostscript command line in efax.rc
configuration file so that efax continues to work with ghostscript 8.71 and
later (also tested backward compatibility with 8.63).

Bump PKGREVISION
   2010-01-29 17:14:29 by Joerg Sonnenberger | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
DESTDIR support
   2009-06-14 19:38:43 by Joerg Sonnenberger | Files touched by this commit (44)
Log message:
Remove @dirrm entries from PLISTs
   2006-04-13 01:04:21 by Joerg Sonnenberger | Files touched by this commit (4)
Log message:
Use config file framework for efax.rc. Bump revision.