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Re: Duplicate package names

rick@tfn.net writes:

> I've combined the Packages files for main, contrib, non-free
> and non-us for a program I'm working on and there are about 10
> duplicate package names. tcpquota is in contrib/admin & admin;
> xexec in contrib/misc and x11, for example. Is this because
> the different versions have different distribution definitions
> and both will stay around or is it just that some housekeeping
> needs to be done?

Some housecoming needs to be done.  The only case I know where it's
correct is ddd which has both motif and lesstif versions.  The lesstif
versions don't work as well as the motif versions, so it's useful in
the short term to keep both around.


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