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Re: debmake contains namespace pollution and bugs procedure

On Mon, 13 Oct 1997, James R. Van Zandt wrote:

> As a compromise, how about installing these programs in their own
> subdirectory, such as /usr/bin/debmk?  That way they would not
> conflict with someone else's programs, and a user could decide which
> he wanted by adjusting his PATH.  They could also appear in /usr/bin
> with a prefix.  (One entry would be a symlink.)
> `debmk-' is rather too long for convenience.  I suggest these
> alternatives:  dmk-  D  d

That works.  But if we rename them to debmk-build,  etc, and 
put them in /usr/bin, the user could just make an 
alias if he wanted to run them as build, or whatever.


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