Bill.Allombert at math.u-bordeaux1.fr
Thu May 3 09:51:30 UTC 2012
On Wed, May 02, 2012 at 04:20:47PM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Bill Allombert wrote:
> > On Wed, May 02, 2012 at 02:12:22PM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> >> Policy also states that different packages must not install commands
> >> with different functionality with the same name.
> > Such packages would have to Conflicts anyway, and gratuituous conflict
> > must be avoided. This is not a waivable requiremrent.
> As a strawman example, here is what I was thinking of when I asked that:
> nodejs package adds a "nodejs" command which behaves exactly like "node"
> in Debian (this has already been done) and upstream (working on it).
IMHO, /usr/bin/node is much too generic a name to be in any package.
Bill. <ballombe at debian.org>
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