Re: Bug#92180: quicktime4linux-utils again conflicts with recover
[ context for devel list: quicktime4linux-utils + recover both include
a binary called "recover", I've made quicktime4linux-utils conflict
with recover to avoid that apt tries to install both on the same system ]
> #> It is supported to work that way, you simply can't have both packages
> #> installed at the same time because both include a binary (+manpage)
> #> named "recover".
> # This situation is not only unsatisfactory but rather unacceptable!
Why? Isn't that one of the reasons why the conflict: header exists?
> # Therefore, I herewith reopen this bug. Please remove the conflict
> # and solve the problem by renaming the quicktime4linux-utils binary
> # "recover" to "qtrecover".
I don't think that this is a good idea. IMHO it is bad if debian and
upstream use different names for the binaries, because that will
confuse the users.
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