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Re: Package name change

Abraham vd Merwe <abz@debian.org> writes:

> Hi Hereward!
> > > What do I do if I want to change a package's name?
> > > 
> > 
> > If you mean have a different debian name to the upstream all you have to do is
> > change it in debian/control and in then add a new changelog enty changing the
> > package name on the first line.
> No, what happened was that I wrote a tetris clone and due to the patent on
> the name released it under the name tclassic (Classic Tetris(tm)), but now I
> came up with a better name: tint (Tetris is not Tetris(tm)).
> The problem is I already released the debian package tclassic, so I
> obviously need to get that out of pools if I change the name. The question
> is how?

File a bug against ftp.debian.org to remove the stale packages.


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