Re: tech-ctte: please help maintainers of packages with a "node" command to have a reasonable conversation
On Thu, May 03, 2012 at 04:23:21PM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> > Clint Byrum has nudged me about this (wearing his Ubuntu Server hat rather
> > than his shiny new Debian Developer hat) and I've agreed to approach node.js
> > upstream about a possible upstream rename. I'll report back to the TC what
> > I find out.
> Best of luck. You know they've been asked twice before (once for Fedora,
> once for Debian), right?
No, didn't know that. Were these requests public, or can you tell me what
the upstream response was?
> I think an easier sell would be:
> - just adding a command upstream, not renaming.
That's exactly what I'm proposing.
> - someone other than Ryan doing the actual work. There's a patch to
> start with at <http://bugs.debian.org/650343#103>. I imagine the
> proposed Fedora package could also be helpful to someone working
> on this.
Well, changing a filename should be trivial; should be no problem to feed
upstream a patch.
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