Re: Bug#597571: nodejs: non common executable name
On 21/09/2010 16:02, Patrick Ouellette wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 03:54:41PM +0200, Mehdi Dogguy wrote:
>> Wrong. nodejs still provides the binary nodejs and not _node_. So,
>> nodejs can stay as is. The rename would be necessary if both
>> packages provide the same binary (same filename), which is not the
>> case here.
> Actually, from the discussion in debian-hams, nodejs provides a binary
> named "node" - otherwise we would not need to have the discussion at
> all since there would be no conflict.
Wrong. nodejs's maintainer wants to rename "bin/nodejs" to "bin/node"…
that's why there was the discussion on debian-hams. (But then, whether the
rename is appropriate is another story… IMO, it's not appropriate because
the name is too generic. And as Ian already pointed out, even "node"
should be renamed).
$ dpkg -L nodejs | grep bin/
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