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Re: devscripts: rename two programs?

jdg@maths.qmw.ac.uk (Julian Gilbey) writes:

> A little while ago, someone complained on this list that the script
> called `release' was guilty of namespace pollution.  By the same
> argument, so is `build'.  So my question is: should I rename these
> two scripts to drelease and dbuild,

They should definitely be renamed.  I thought this had been done a
long time ago (last time this was brought up).

I'd probably suggest "devbuild" and "devrelease".

> and have release and build be very short scripts which just print a
> message to standard error saying that the programs have been
> renamed

Short term maybe, but if you leave it like this, then there was no
point in renaming the programs in the first place.

Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu> PGP=E80E0D04F521A094 532B97F5D64E3930

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