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Re: Bug#857508: ITP: gnome-games-app -- Game browser and launcher for GNOME


On Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 09:51:03PM -0500, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> The upstream project is named gnome-games which conflicts with the
> Debian metapackage gnome-games. gnome-games originally was the name of
> the collection of GNOME casual games released together and managed in
> the same repo. When they were split into separate packages years ago,
> we created the metapackage for upgrades and convenience.
> When I complained about the name conflict, the developer suggested we
> use the name gnome-games-app for packaging.
> https://mail.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2016-June/msg00040.html

Why not retire the gnome-games metapackage if it was only for upgrades?
As far as I can see it, the real package is in wheezy, and since jessie
we have the transitional one. Same will apply for stretch. And for buster
you can safely drop it and re-introduce the real app under that name?

Just my 0.02€

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